Dr. Tamara Morsel-Eisenberg is a historian of Early Modern Jewry. She studies the history of knowledge in 16th-century Ashkenaz, especially the world of halakha, and is fascinated by the impact of text, technology, and culture on our ways of interacting with knowledge. She teaches and lectures widely in academic and Jewish contexts.
Tamara wrote her dissertation at the University of Pennsylvania. She is currently a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows and divides her time between Cambridge and the Upper West Side, where she lives with her husband, Ori, and her two sons, Yechiel and Emmanuel.