Professor and Graduate Deputy
Location: 3111 James Hall
Dr. Sharon Flatto is a Professor of Judaic Studies at Brooklyn College and the Deputy Director of its Graduate Program. She received her Ph.D. in Jewish history from Yale University, her B.A. from Barnard College, and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Brown University. Specializing in early modern Jewish history and Kabbalah, Professor Flatto has taught at a broad range of educational institutions: Yale, Queens College, Brown, and numerous adult education programs. She has received multiple awards, including grants from the National Foundation for Jewish Culture, the Whiting Foundation (for outstanding teaching), the Memorial Foundation, the DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst), and the Wolfe Institute for the Humanities. Professor Flatto is the author of The Kabbalistic Culture of Eighteenth-Century Prague: Ezekiel Landau (the 'Noda Biyehudah') and his Contemporaries (Littman Press, 2010) and various scholarly articles.