Dina Copelman



Dina Copelman teaches History and Cultural Studies at George Mason University in Virginia (Washington, DC area). Born in Romania, she grew up mostly in New York City. She studied at the Centre for the Study of Social History (Warwick University) and received her Ph. D. in European history from Princeton University. She is the author of numerous articles and her book, London’s Women Teachers: Gender, Class and Feminism 1870-1930 (Routledge, 1996) received the North American Conference of British Studies British Council Prize in 1997. Her research and writing focuses on gender and class identities in metropolitan settings. While continuing work on intellectual and professional communities in fin de siècle London she has undertaken a new project focusing on the history, culture and subjectivities of Romanian Jews in the Twentieth Century.