Dr. Marianne R. Sanua-DALIN

Columbia University

Areas of Expertise

  • American Jewish History and Culture
  • US Higher Education
  • Immigration and Ethnicity
  • Modern Jewish History (Europe and the Middle East)
  • Sephardic Studies

Email: msdalin@fau.edu
Office Phone: (561) 297-1103

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Dr. Sanua-Dalin specializes in Jewish history with an emphasis on the United States. She also teaches courses on the history of the modern state of Israel and the history and culture of the Sephardic Jews.  Her publications include Here's to Our Fraternity:  One Hundred Years of Zeta Beta Tau, 1898-1998 (University Press of New England, 1998).  Her revised dissertation, Going Greek:  Jewish College Fraternities in the U.S, 1895-1945 was published by Wayne State University Press in Spring 2003.  Her latest book is Let Us Prove Strong:  The American Jewish Committee, 1945-2006 which was written to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the organization.  Her articles and book reviews have appeared in American Jewish History, American Jewish Archives, Journal of American Ethnic History, the YIVO Annual, and the Religious Studies Review.

Dr. Dalin received her Ph.D. from Columbia University.  She also did graduate work at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the Jewish Theological Seminary, and has studied at the YIVO Institute/Columbia University Uriel Weinreich Summer Program in Yiddish Language, Literature and Culture which is given in New York each year.  Most recently she participated in the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies summer program under the auspices of Brandeis University.



Undergraduate Courses

  • United States History to 1877
  • U.S. History Since 1877
  • American Jewish History
  • History of Zionism and the State of Israel
  • The Jews of Spain and the Middle East
  • History of Civilization 1

Curriculum Vitae (Available upon request)