Stern College for Women Honors Faculty Members for Recent Publications

From left to right: Dean Karen Bacon, Dr. Zafrira Lidovsky Cohen, Rabbi Alter Metzger, Dr. Jeffrey Freedman, Dr. David Shatz, Dr. Jay Ladin, and Dr. Morton Lowengrub, vice president for academic affairs.

Dec 22, 2003 — To honor faculty members who published works this year, Karen Bacon, PhD, the Monique C. Katz Dean of Stern College for Women, hosted the annual book party on Dec. 18 at the Jerome and Geraldine Schottenstein Residence Hall on the Beren campus.

Each year the dean recognizes faculty members who contribute to their fields by publishing books and articles.

Faculty honorees and their books were:

• Dr. Zafrira Lidovsky Cohen, associate professor of Hebrew, for Loosen the Fetters of Thy Tongue Woman: The Poetry and Poetics of Yona Wallach

• Dr. Jeffrey Freedman, associate professor of history, for A Poisoned Chalice

• Dr. Jay Ladin, assistant professor of English, for Alternatives to History

• Rabbi Alter Metzger, professor of Jewish studies for Chasidic Perspectives: Discourses on the Jewish Holidays by the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson and The Heroic Struggle: The Arrest and Liberation of Rabbi Yosef Y. Schneersohn of Lubavitch in Soviet Russia

• Dr. David Shatz, professor of philosophy, for Philosophy and Faith: A Philosophy of Religion Reader and Questions About God: Today’s Philosophers Question the Divine.

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