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Marjorie   Feld  

Associate Professor of History

B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton
Ph.D., Brandeis University
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Marjorie Feld received her Ph.D. in History at Brandeis University in 2001 and has been at Babson since Fall 2001. Her teaching and research interests include U.S. social, labor, and women's/gender history, along with the history of global human rights movements. Her articles have appeared in the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, the British Women's History Magazine, and the Jewish Studies journal Shofar. She is a member of the Jewish Women's Archive Academic Advisory Council and the Academic Council of the American Jewish Historical Society.

Her first book, Lillian Wald: A Biography, published in 2008 by University of North Carolina Press, won the Saul Viener Book Prize of the American Jewish Historical Society, an award presented biannually to an "outstanding book in American Jewish History." At Babson, she received a Nan Langowitz Women Who Make a Difference award in 2009 and the Martin Luther King Leadership Award in 2014. From 2011-2015, she was the faculty director for Babson's Center for Women's Leadership. Her second book, Nations Divided:American Jews and the Struggle Over Apartheid, was published by Palgrave MacMillan in July 2014.​​​