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PROFESSOR NOAM PIANKO

Prof. Noam Pianko is the Samuel N. Stroum Endowed Chair in the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington.  A scholar of American Jewish history and Zionism, Noam strives to inspire students in the classroom, promote excellence in higher education through administrative leadership, and share his expertise widely through public scholarship.

About

Originally from New York City, Professor Noam Pianko joined the faculty of the University of Washington in 2004. In addition to publishing widely in the field of Jewish history, Noam has also served as Director of the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies and Associate Director of the Jackson School for International Studies.  Outside of academia, Noam enjoys spending time with his family, enjoying Seattle's coffee scene, and gardening with native plans.

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Research and Publications

Noam’s research interests include modern Jewish history, Zionism, and American Judaism. In addition to several monographs, Pianko has published articles in leading journals and other academic publications.

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ZIONISM AND THE ROADS NOT TAKEN

Uncovers the thought of three key interwar Jewish intellectuals who defined Zionism’s central mission as challenging the model of a sovereign nation-state

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JEWISH PEOPLEHOOD: AN AMERICAN INNOVATION

  Traces the history of an idea that is deceptively straightforward and enduring.

Winner: American Jewish History Society’s Saul Viener Book prize.

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JOURNALS AND SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS

Published articles in leading journals, including the Journal of Modern Jewish Studies,  American Jewish History, and Jewish Social studies

NEW MEDIA AND
PUBLIC SCHOLARSHIP

Noam enjoys translating academic content into accessible new media formats and creating platforms for expanding the impact of scholarship

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The Conversation

UW Ted Style Talks

NoamPianko Podcast

Podcast Producer and Host

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GET IN TOUCH

Box 353650, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 98119

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