History of the Jews in medieval Europe; History of Jewish culture; Jewish-Christian relations; Jewish mysticism & pietism; The Jews & Islam
Ivan Marcus is the Frederick P. Rose Professor of Jewish History and a Professor of Religious Studies. His specializations include the history of Jewish-Christian-Muslim representations of each other, the history of childhood and of life cycle rites of passage. He teaches Jewish history from late antiquity through the e arly modern period. He has offered courses on the history of Jews in Muslim Lands, Jewish-Christian relations, and the Jews in medieval and early modern Europe and the Middle East.