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Jeffrey Blutinger

Jeffrey Blutinger, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History, Co-Director of Jewish Studies
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840
562 985-2196 | Fax: 562 985-5431
Jeffrey.Blutinger@csulb.edu | Office: FO2-210

Research Interests

Modern Jewish History
Jewish Historiography
Zionism and Jewish Nationalism
Holocaust Memorialization

Education

B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1984 (English Literature)
J.D., UCLA School of Law, 1988
M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1997 (History)
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2003 (History)

Selected Publications

“‘So-Called Orthodoxy’: the History of an Unwanted Label,” Modern Judaism (July 2007).

“Bearing Witness: Teaching the Holocaust from a Victim-Centered Perspective,” The History Teacher, (forthcoming).

Book Review, “Louis Rose: San Diego’s First Jewish Settler and Entrepreneur,” in Southern California Quarterly, Vol. 88, No. 2 (Summer 2006).

Book Review, “Auschwitz: A New History” in The History Teacher, Vol. 39, No. 4 (August 2006), 552-553.

Personal Links

Courses

HISTORY 141:
Jewish Civilization

HISTORY 211:
World Civilization I

HISTORY 212:
World Civilization II

HISTORY 301:
Methodology of History

HISTORY 304:
History of the Holocaust

HISTORY 347:
Tradition and Crisis: Jews of Eastern Europe

HISTORY 348:
Emancipation and Assimilation: Jews of Western Europe

HISTORY 393:
Jews of the Modern Middle East

HISTORY 501:
Theories and Methodologies of History