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David Kertzer, PhD
David Kertzer, PhD
    David Kertzer is the Paul Dupee, Jr. University Professor of Social Science and Professor of Anthropology at Brown University. In addition to writing and editing many books, and co-founding and co-editing the Journal of Modern Italian Studies, Kertzer has written many opinion pieces for newspapers--such as The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, and The Baltimore Sun. He is author of The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara, which was a finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction, followed by the bestselling 2001 book, The Popes Against the Jews: The Vatican’s Role in the Rise of Modern Anti-Semitism, David Kertzer has become America’s foremost expert on the modern history of the Vatican’s relations with the Jews. His latest book is, Prisoner of the Vatican has garnered rave reviews and been selected as one of the best books of the year by Publishers Weekly
    Programs 4/21/21