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Sol Gittleman, Ph.D., is a professor of German and Judaic Studies in the Department of German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literatures (GRALL) in the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University. He is also the Alice and Nathan Gantcher University Professor of Judaic Studies. His career includes having served as chairman of his department for 15 years and from 1981-2002 as Provost of the University. He has been a celebrated lecturer on the Tufts campus since he started teaching there in 1964, and continues to teach courses on the migration of East European Jewish literature to America and American baseball history. In addition to teaching, he lectures extensively on topics of American immigration, the National Pastime, and comparative religion, particularly the religions of Abraham and the history of war in the name of God.

Dr. Gittleman can speak about:

  • American baseball history
  • American immigrant history
  • German Expressionism and Weimar culture
  • National socialism
  • Rise of Adolf Hitler
  •  Yiddish culture