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Eugene Sheppard

professor, modern Jewish thought, Brandeis

Eugene R. Sheppard, is Associate Professor of Modern Jewish History and Thought, and Associate Director of the Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry. He received his Ph.D. at UCLA in the department of History in 2001. In *Leo Strauss and the Politics of Exile: The Making of a Political Philosopher *(Brandeis University Press 2006), he critically assesses the development of this controversial and enigmatic German-Jewish refugee's political philosophy and its legacy. Professor Sheppard is co-editing a volume on Simon Rawidowicz with David N. Myers; he and Samuel Moyn (Columbia University) are managing editors of a forthcoming series on Brandeis University Press/UPNE entitled Readings in Modern Jewish Thought. He is co-editor of the AJS Review book review. He is a contributor to the forthcoming Cambridge History of Jewish Philosophy.