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Senior lecturer, Monash University

Daniella Doron is a senior lecturer in Jewish History at the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation at Monash University. She received her Ph.D. in 2009 from the Departments of History and Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University, where she wrote a dissertation entitled “In the Best Interest of the Child: Family, Youth, and Identity in Postwar France, 1944-1954″. Her teaching and research interests lay at the intersection between Jewish history, modern European history, and the history of childhood, gender and the family.

She joined Monash University as a lecturer in 2012. Before arriving at Monash, she held the 2010-2012 Schusterman Postdoctoral Fellow in Jewish Studies at Colgate University, offering courses in modern Jewish history, Jewish history and autobiography, and Jewish migration and diaspora. Previously, she was the 2009-2010 Ray D. Wolfe Postdoctoral Fellow in Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto where she offered courses on postwar Jewish history and children and the Holocaust.


  • 2012–present
    Senior lecturer, Monash University