Harry Kashdan

Harry Kashdan

Harry Kashdan

Postdoctoral Researcher in The Global Mediterranean


220 Hagerty Hall
1775 College Rd.
Columbus, OH

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Office Hours

Spring 2020: Tuesday and Wednesday 2:30 - 3:30 PM and by appointment

Areas of Expertise

  • Mediterranean Studies
  • Food Studies
  • Comparative Literature


  • Ph.D., 2018, University of Michigan
  • A.B., 2010, Brown University

Harry Kashdan's research focuses on the food cultures of the contemporary Mediterranean, with particular attention to how experiences of migration and diaspora are expressed in Italian, Arabic, and Sephardi Jewish literature. His current projects examine the literary qualities of Mediterranean cookbooks. In his teaching and research he is committed to a multidisciplinary examination of the Mediterranean, drawing on historical, literary, and anthropological sources and methods.

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