Cogut Institute for the Humanities
Center for the Study of the Early Modern World

Adam Teller

Professor of History, Professor of Judaic Studies
Research Interests Early Modern Jewish History, Economic History, the History of Hasidism


Adam Teller was born and raised in London, England, completing his undergraduate studies at Oxford University. After this, he moved to Israel, where he undertook graduate studies in Jewish History, focusing on early modern Polish-Lithuanian Jewry, at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In 1995, he took up a post in the Department of Jewish History at the University of Haifa in Israel, where he stayed until 2010, when he moved to Brown University.