Samuel Heilman holds the Harold Proshansky Chair in Jewish Studies at the Graduate Center and is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Queens College of the City University of New York. He has also been Scheinbrun Visiting Professor of Sociology at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, visiting professor of social anthropology at Tel Aviv University, and a Fulbright visiting professor at the Universities of New South Wales and Melbourne in Australia. He has been a guest lecturer at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Rutgers University, Harvard University, the University of Maryland, Carelton College, Sydney University, Spertus College, the University of Pennsylvania, and Brandeis University, among others. In 1993 he gave the Samuel and Althea Stroum Lectures at the University of Washington. He is the author of numerous articles and reviews as well as eight books: Synagogue Life, The People of the Book, The Gate Behind the Wall, A Walker in Jerusalem, Cosmopolitans and Parochials: Modern Orthodox Jews in America (co-authored with Steven M. Cohen), Defenders of the Faith: Inside Ultra-Orthodox Jewry and most recently When a Jew Dies: The Ethnography of a Bereaved Son. His Stroum Lectures at the University of Washington have been published by University's Press in 1996 as: Portrait of American Jewry: The Last Half of the 20th Century. He also writes a monthly column on the sociology of Jewry for the New York Jewish Week and is a frequent contributor to a number of magazines and newspapers. He is also Editor-in-Chief of Contemporary Jewry. In 2004, Heilman won the Marshall Sklare Memorial Award for his lifetime of scholarship from the Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry.
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