Faculty & Staff


Faculty & Staff

  

Dr. David Dalin

Professor of History & Politics
Dr. David Dalin
Education: B.A., University of California at Berkeley; M.A. and Rabbinic Ordination, The Jewish Theological Seminary of America; M.A., Ph.D., Brandeis University.
Office: Academic Bldg 2052
Phone: (239) 280-2431
Fax: (239) 280-1637

Biography

Dr. David Dalin, Professor of History and Politics, received his B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa,  his M.A. and Ph.D. from Brandeis University, and his Rabbinic Ordination (and a second M.A.) from the Jewish Theological Seminary. Prior to coming to Ave Maria, where he began teaching in 2003,  he taught at several universities, including George Washington University and the Jewish Theological Seminary. In addition to his university appointments, he has been an Adjunct Scholar at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C., the Taube Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and, during the 2002-2003 academic year, a Visiting Fellow at Princeton University’s James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions. Dr. Dalin is the author, co-author or editor of eleven books, including John Paul II and the Jewish People: A Jewish-Christian Dialogue (co-edited with Matthew Levering), Religion and State in the American Jewish Experience, and The Presidents of the United States and the Jews.  His book about Pope Pius XII, The Myth of Hitler’s Pope: How Pope Pius XII Rescued Jews from the Nazis, has been translated into French, Spanish and Italian.  Dr. Dalin is the author of several scholarly book chapters, as well as numerous articles and book reviews that have appeared in a variety of publications, including American Jewish HistoryFirst Things, Commentary, Crisis, National Review, the Weekly Standard, Modern Judaism and the American Jewish Year Book.  Dr. Dalin serves on the Academic Advisory Council of the American Jewish Historical Society and on the Advisory Council of the journal First Things.