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Lilah Shapiro

Assistant Professor of Instruction, School of Education and Social Policy

Ph.D. Univeristy of Chicago
Curriculum Vitae

Lilah Shapiro is a sociologist in the School of Education and Social Policy. Lilah’s areas of teaching and research include; sociology of knowledge, religion, race/ethnicity, social class/social location and identity in the American context.  In both her work and her teaching, Lilah has a particular focus on how these categories are interrelated and co-constructed. She is currently completing her first book, which explores the “back story” of Gen X Ba’alei Teshuvah.  Lilah is a two-time recipient of the SESP Outstanding Instructor Award, is on the ASG Faculty Honor Roll, and she is a Faculty Fellow in the Culture and Community Studies residential college. 

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