Dr. Steven Cohen

Dr. Steven Cohen, Director – Berman Jewish Policy Archive at New York University, Wagner School of Public Service

Dr. Steven M. Cohen is a sociologist of American Jewry, Dr. Cohen serves as Research Professor of Jewish Social Policy at HUC-JIR/New York. Dr. Cohen, who has published widely since earning his Ph.D. in Sociology at Columbia University in 1974, divides his time between New York and Jerusalem, where he has served as Professor at The Melton Centre for Jewish Education at The Hebrew University since 1992. Prior to that, he taught at Queens College, CUNY, and held visiting professorships at Yale University and The Jewish Theological Seminary. Dr. Cohen is well known for his 2000 book, The Jew Within: Self, Family, and Community in the United States, co-authored with Arnold Eisen. Dr. Cohen is the Director of the Berman Jewish Policy Archive at NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.