Academic Appointments


  • Professor, History

Administrative Appointments


  • Daniel E. Koshland Professor in Jewish Culture and History, Stanford University (2017 - Present)
  • Charles Michael Professor in Jewish History and Culture, Stanford University (2011 - Present)
  • Anthony P. Meier Family Professor in the Humanities, Stanford Humanities Center (2008 - 2013)
  • Director, Stanford Humanities Center (2008 - 2013)
  • Visiting Professor, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (2007 - 2007)
  • Director, Mediterranean Studies Forum, Division of International and Comparative Studies, Stanford Unviersity (2005 - 2010)
  • Chair, Department of History, Stanford University (2005 - 2008)
  • Co-Director, Taube Center for Jewish Studies, Stanford University (2001 - 2005)
  • Visiting Professor, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (1999 - 1999)
  • Professor of Jewish History, Stanford University (1996 - Present)
  • Eva Chernov Lokey Professor in Jewish Studies, Stanford University (1996 - 2011)
  • Associate Professor of History and Jewish Studies, Indiana University (1990 - 1991)
  • Visiting Associate Professor, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (1990 - 1990)
  • Assistant Professor of History and Jewish Studies, Indiana University (1985 - 1990)

Honors & Awards


  • Fellowship, Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture (1985-1987)
  • Summer Faculty Fellowship, Indiana University (1987)
  • Summer Faculty Fellowship, Indiana University (1988)
  • Fellowship, American Council of Learned Societies (1988)
  • Outstanding Young Faculty Award, Indiana University (1988)
  • Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1988-1989)
  • The Toledano Prize for Sephardic Studies, Misgav Yerushalayim Institute, Jerusalem (1989)
  • Finalist for National Jewish Book Council Prize, National Jewish Book Council (1991)
  • National Jewish Book Council Honor Award in Sephardic Studies, National Jewish Book Council (1994)
  • Fellowship, Stanford Humanities Center (1998)
  • Fellowship, American Council of Learned Societies (1998)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Jewish Research (2002 -)
  • Ina Levine Senior Scholar in Residence, Center for Advanced Studies, US Holocaust Memorial Museum (2003-2004)
  • Alberto Benveniste Prize for Research in Sephardic Studies, Centre Alberto-Benveniste, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris (2011)
  • Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques, French Ministry of Education (2013)
  • Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres, French Ministry of Culture (2013)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


  • Co-editor, Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Series, Stanford University Press (1993 - 2014)
  • Co-editor, Jewish Social Studies: History, Culture, Society (1993 - 2011)
  • Member, Academic Board, Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, US Holocaust Memorial Museum (2005 - 2012)
  • Member, Editorial Board, Les Cahiers du Judaïsme
  • Member, Academic Advisory Board, American Sephardi Federation - Center for Jewish History
  • Director, Stanford Humanities Center, Stanford University (2008 - 2013)
  • Member, Appointments and Promotions Committee, School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University
  • Member, Curriculum Committee, School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University
  • Member, Committee on Academic Computing and Information Systems (C-ACIS), Stanford University
  • Member, Master of Liberal Arts Program Committee, Stanford University
  • Member, The Arts Initiative - Stanford Arts Institute
  • Co-director, Taube Center for Jewish Studies, Stanford University (2001 - 2005)
  • Member, Program in Jewish Studies Executive Committee, Stanford University
  • Chair, Department of History, Stanford University (2005 - 2008)
  • Member, Policy Committee, History Department, Stanford University
  • Member, Faculty Appointments Priorities Committee, History Department, Stanford University
  • Member, Graduate Studies Committee, History Department, Stanford University

Professional Education


  • Ph.D., Harvard University, History
  • A.M., Harvard University, History
  • B.A., First Class Honours, University of Manchester, History

2018-19 Courses


Stanford Advisees


  • Doctoral Dissertation Reader (AC)
    Ali Karamustafa, Ashley Walters
  • Orals Evaluator
    Jacob Daniels, Melisande Genat, Ashley Walters
  • Doctoral Dissertation Advisor (AC)
    Daniella Farah
  • Doctoral (Program)
    Emre Can Daglioglu, Jacob Daniels, Daniella Farah

All Publications


  • Salonica in Jewish Historiography JEWISH HISTORY Rodrigue, A. 2014; 28 (3-4): 439-447
  • "Rhodos" Enzyklopädie jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur Rodrigue, A. 2014
  • Reflections on Millets and Minorities: Ottoman Legacies Turkey between Nationalism and Globalization Rodrigue, A. edited by Kastoryano, R. Routledge. 2013
  • La mission éducative (1860-1939) Histoire de l'Alliance Israélite Universelle: De 1860 à nos jours Rodrigue, A. edited by Kaspi, A. Armand Colin. 2010
  • The Jew as the Original "Other": Difference, Antisemitism, and Race Doing Race: 21 Essays for the 21st Century Rodrigue, A. edited by Markus, H. R., Moya, P. W. W. Norton. 2010
  • L'Etat impérial ottoman et les politiques de deportation Le Temps de l'Etat: Mélanges en l'honneur de Pierre Birnbaum Rodrigue, A. edited by Badie, B., Deloye, Y. Fayard. 2007: 185–202
  • Jewish Enlightenment and Nationalism in the Ottoman Balkans: Barukh Mitrani in Edirne in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century Minorities in the Ottoman Empire: A Reconsideration Rodrigue, A. edited by Greene, M. Marcus Wiener. 2005: 73–88
  • Totems, Taboos, and Jews: Saloman Reinach and the Politics of Scholarship in Fin-de-Siécle France Jewish Social Studies: History, Culture, and Society Rodrigue, A. 2004; 10: 1-19
  • Totems, tabous et Juifs: Salomon Reinach ou l’engagement politique d’un savant dans la France “fin de siécle“ Les cahiers du judaïsme Rodrigue, A. 2004; 16
  • Comment: The French and German Jewish "Civilizing Mission" in the Middle of the Nineteenth Century Jewish Emancipation Reconsidered: The French and German Models Rodrigue, A. edited by Brenner, M., Caron, V., Kaufmann, U. D. Coronet Books. 2003; 66: 121–128
  • The Ottoman Balkans The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa in Modern Times Rodrigue, A. edited by Simon, R. S., Laskier, M. M., Reguer, S. Columbia University Press. 2003: 292–302
  • The Ottoman Diaspora: The Rise and Fall of Ladino Literary Culture Cultures of the Jews: A New History Rodrigue, A. edited by Biale, D. Schocken Books. 2002: 863–885
  • The Mass Destruction of Armenians and Jews in the 20th Century in Historical Perspective Der Völkermord and den Armeniern und die Shoah Rodrigue, A. edited by Kieser, H., Schaller, D. J. Chronos Verlag. 2002: 303–316
  • Der Balkan vom 15. Bis zum 20. Jahrhundert Handbuch zur Geschichte der Juden in Europa Rodrigue, A. edited by Kotowski, E., Schoeps, J. H., Wallenborn, H. Primus Verlag. 2001: 296–324
  • Sephardi Jewry: A History of the Judeo-Spanish Community, 14th-20th Centuries Rodrigue, A., Benbassa, E. University of California Press. 2000
  • A Sephardi Life in Southeastern Europe: The Autobiography and Journal of Gabriel Arie Benbassa, E., Rodrigue, A. University of Washington Press. 1998
  • Les enfants de Crémieux: Devenir de l’Alliance Israélite Universelle Les Cahiers du Judaïsme Rodrigue, A. 1998; 1: 94-100
  • Léon Halévy and Modern French Jewish Historiography History, Jews, and Memory Rodrigue, A. edited by Carlebach, E., Efron, J., Myers, D. University Press of New England. 1998: 413–427
  • Eastern Sephardi Jewry and New Nation-States in the Balkans in the 19th and 20th centuries Sephardi and Middle Eastern Jewries: History and Culture Rodrigue, A. edited by Goldberg, H. Indiana University Press. 1996: 81–88
  • Rearticulations of French Jewish Identities after the Dreyfus Affair Jewish Social Studies: History, Culture and Society Rodrigue, A. 1996; 2: 1-26
  • From Millet to Minority: Turkish Jewry in the 19th and 20th Centuries Paths of Emancipation: Jews within States and Capitalism Rodrigue, A. edited by Birnbaum, P., Katznelson, I. Princeton University Press. 1995: 238–261
  • The Beginnings of Westernization and Communal Reform among Istanbul Jewry 1854-1865 The Jews of the Ottoman Empire Rodrigue, A. edited by Levy, A. Darwin Press. 1995: 439–456
  • The Sephardim in the Ottoman Empire Spain and the Jews: The Sephardi Experience 1492 and After Rodrigue, A. edited by Kedourie, E. Thames and Hudson. 1992: 162–188
  • Abraham de Camondo of Istanbul: The Transformation of Jewish Philanthropy From East and West: Jews in a Changing Europe 1750-1870 Rodrigue, A. edited by Malino, F., Sorkin, D. Blackwell Publishers. 1990: 46–56
  • L’exportation du paradigme révolutionnaire: Son influence sur le judaïsme sépharade et orientale Histoire politique des Juifs de France: Entre universalisme et particularisme Rodrigue, A. edited by Birnbaum, P. Presses de la Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques. 1990: 182–195
  • De l’instruction à l’émancipation. Les enseignants de l’Alliance Israélite Universelle et les Juifs d’Orient, 1860-1939 Rodrigue, A. Calmann-Lévy. 1989
  • The Alliance Israélite Universelle and the Attempt to Reform Rabbinical and Religious Instruction in Turkey L’Alliance dans les communautés du bassin méditerranéen à la fin du 19e siècle et son influence sur la situation sociale et culturelle Rodrigue, A. edited by Schwarzfuchs, S. Misgav Yerushalayim. 1987: LIIILXX
  • The Westernization of Turkish Jews: The Making of a Polyglot Community Tarih ve Toplum Rodrigue, A. 1986; 31: 1721
  • L’artisanat juif en Turquie à la fin du 19e siècle Turcica: Revue des Etudes turques Rodrigue, A., Benbassa, E. 1985; 17: 113-126
  • German Popular Opinion and the Jews in the Third Reich: Recent Publications and Trends of Research on German Society and the 'Jewish Question' Yad Vashem Studies Rodrigue, A., Kulka, O. D. 1984; 16: 421-435
  • JEWISH SOCIETY AND SCHOOLING IN A THRACIAN TOWN, THE ALLIANCE-ISRAELITE-UNIVERSELLE IN DEMOTICA, 1897-1924 JEWISH SOCIAL STUDIES Rodrigue, A. 1983; 45 (3-4): 263-286