Jewish Studies
7031 Freret Street
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118-5698

Phone: 504-865-5349
Fax: 504-865-5348


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David Kaufmann |
7031 Freret Street, Rm 106

Adjunct Lecturer


Professor David Kaufmann received his BA and MA in English from University of New Orleans. Following this, he came to Tulane University to pursue his PhD in English at Tulane University. Throughout his career, he's authored several books including Judaism OnLine: Confronting Spirituality on the Internet with Susan Zakar, several translations of Jewish philosophy, and the novels The Silent Witness, Trees and Forest: A Mystery and two books in the Scotch & Herring Mystery series. He has published nearly 400 essays of Jewish thought; his articles on narrative have appeared in Philological Quarterly (Austen), Studies in the Novel (Twain) and Religion and Literature (narrative closure). Kaufmann is also a practicing poet. In addition to his own writing, he has edited peer-reviewed medical research, chess classics and essays of general interest.


Tulane University Jewish Studies Dept., 7031 Freret St. New Orleans, LA 70118 (504)-865-5000