TITLE

PROFESSOR ERNEST SAMUELS: PIONEERING JEWISH EDUCATOR WHO "BROKE THE BACK" OF ACADEMIC ELITISM

AUTHOR(S)
Bittner, David
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
Western States Jewish History;Fall2013, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the career of the 20th-century American Jewish scholar and educator Ernest Samuels. According to the author, Samuels played a key role in breaking through discriminatory hiring practices in U.S. college English departments. Details on his work at Northwestern University (NU) and the State College of Washington are presented. The author's experiences as a student of Samuels are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
90671132

 

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