Prof. Noam Stillman

Emeritus Schusterman/Josey Professor of Judaic History, Founding Director, Center for Judaic & Israel Studies, University of Oklahoma
Professor Noam (Norman) Stillman is the Schusterman/Josey Professor of Judaic History and Director of the Schusterman Center or Judaic & Israel Studies at the University of Oklahoma. An internationally recognized authority on the history and culture of the Islamic world and on Sephardi and Oriental Jewry, he is the author, editor, and translator of 10 books and numerous articles in several languages. His books include The Jews of Arab Lands in Modern Times (1991), a sequel to his highly acclaimed The Jews of Arab Lands: A History and Source Book (1979). Professor Stillman is currently the Executive Editor of the Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. He has lectured and taught frequently in Israel, as well as in Europe and Morocco. He has been Lady Davis Fellow and Rothberg Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Hebrew University and Fellow of the Dayan Center at Tel Aviv University. He was the recipient of Ohio State University Melton Center’s Distinguished Humanist Award in the spring of 2000, as well as numerous academic awards and honors. He earned his B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.