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Harriet Hartman, Sociology, awarded fellowship

Date: June 29, 2010

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Professor Harriet Hartman of the Department of Sociology has been awarded the Berman Summer Research Fellowship on the topic of "The effect of Jewish identity on family and secular behaviors: a cross community comparison."  For her analysis, she will rely on community studies, archived at the Data Bank, conducted following the National Jewish Population Survey 2000-01.

Dr. Hartman was also awarded the Jacquet Research Award from the Religious Research Association to do research on  "Jewish Identity and its Influence on Secular Pursuits".  

Dr. Hartman is the president of the Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (ASSJ).