Howard Lupovitch

Howard Lupovitch

Director, Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies


 3139 Faculty/Administration Building

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Howard Lupovitch



Professor Howard Lupovitch is professor of history and director of the Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies.  He specializes in modern Jewish History, specifically the Jews of Hungary and the Habsburg Monarchy.  He recently completed a history of the Jews of Budapest and is currently writing a history of the Neolog Movement, Hungarian Jewry's progressive wing.

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  • Jews of Hungary and the Habsburg MonarchyUrban Jewish History   
  •  Urban History 


  • Ph.D., History, Columbia University, 1996
  • M.A., History, University of Michigan, 1987
  • B.A., History and Music, University of Michigan, 1986

Selected publications

 _Transleithanian Paradise: A History of the Budapest Jewish Community, 1738-1938_ (Purdue University Press: 2022)

Currently teaching

Fall/2022    HIS 3010/HON 4250  Jewish History from Antiquity to the Present 

Winter/2023  His3995/HON4250  Jews and Judaism in America




Courses taught

History 3995 Zion, Zionism, and the State of Israel

History 5460 Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust

History 3995   Jews and the City

History 3995  Jews in the Age of Revolution