Amy Shuman


Professor Shuman teaches Folklore and Critical Theory.  She is the author of articles on conversational narrative, literacy, politics, food customs, feminist theory and critical theory.  She has published Storytelling Rights: The Uses of Oral and Written Texts by Urban Adolescents, Other People's Stories: Entitlement Claims and the Critique of Empathy, and (with Carol Bohmer) Rejecting Refugees: Political Asylum in the 21st Century. Professor Shuman is a Guggenheim Fellow and a recent fellow at the Hebrew University Institute for Advanced Studies in Jerusalem. She is also a recipient of the College of Humanities Exemplary Faculty Award.

Areas of Expertise
  • Cultural Studies
  • Jewish Folklore
  • PhD, University of Pennsylvania

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