Meri-Jane Rochelson

Meri-Jane Rochelson is Professor and Associate Chair of English at Florida International University, where she is also affiliated with the programs in Women’s Studies, Jewish Studies, and Religious Studies. She is the author of A Jew in the Public Arena: The Career of Israel Zangwill (Wayne State University Press, 2008), editor of Israel Zangwill’s Children of the Ghetto (Wayne State UP, 1998), and co-editor of Transforming Genres: New Approaches to British Fiction of the 1890s (Palgrave/Macmillan, 1994). She has published numerous articles and presented many papers on Victorian and Anglo-Jewish literature and culture. In the Jewish Studies program, she teaches courses in Anglo-Jewish Literature, Literature of the Holocaust, and Literature of the Jewish Immigration Experience.