Dr. Michelle Shain

Associate Research Scientist, Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies, Brandeis University
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Michelle Shain is an Associate Research Scientist at Brandeis University’s Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies. Her published work includes numerous explorations young adult Jewish identity; antisemitism; and the intersection of religion, gender and family formation. Dr. Shain strives to generate research findings that can be used by policymakers and practitioners, and in addition to her peer-reviewed work in journals such as The Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion and Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, she regularly engages with the Jewish community through public presentations, webinars and op-eds.