Dr. Dena Mandel, Co-Founder & Editor

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Dr. Dena Mandel originally a Jersey Girl, migrated to six other states and three foreign countries. Dena completed two master’s degrees at the University of Toronto and York University and holds an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. specializing in Literature of the Holocaust, Jewish American Writers, and Women’s Literature. She has taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, SUNY-Albany, Le Moyne College, University of Western Ontario, Hamilton College, University of Alaska-Fairbanks, Syracuse University; and most recently in the Comparative and Modern Literatures & Languages department at Texas Tech University. Her publications and doctoral dissertation explored the role of Jewish women in writers in the 19th and 20th centuries in America.