Joseph Shatzmiller

Smart Family Professor Emeritus in Judaic Studies in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

External address: 
226 Carr Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90719, Durham, NC 27708-0719
(919) 684-2225


Dr. Shatzmiller is the author of Shylock Reconsidered:
Jews, Moneylending and Medieval Society and a more
recent volume on Jews, Medicine, and Medieval
Society, along with numerous essays on European
Jewry in the Middle Ages. He has been elected a
Fellow of the American Academy for Jewish Research,
and he has taught Jewish history at the University of
Haifa and the University of Toronto.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Aix-Marseille University (France) 1967

Joseph Shatzmiller, . "Community and Super Community in Medieval Europe (Submitted)." The Jews of Medieval Europe, Trier (2003). (Academic Article)

Azar, H, Mcvaugh, M, and Joseph Shatzmiller, . "Kon Zuhr (Avenzoar)'s Description of a verrucous Malignancy of the colon." Canadian Bulletin of Medical History 19 (2002): 1-10.

Joseph Shatzmiller, . "Responsabilite et irresponsabilite medicale au moyen-age (Submitted)." Collogue de Salerne (2002). (Academic Article)

Joseph Shatzmiller, . "Jacob ben Elie, traducateur multilingue a Venise a la fin du. Xiii e siecle." Micrologus 9 (2001): 195-202. (Academic Article)

Joseph Shatzmiller, . "Counterfeit of Coinage in England of the 13th Century and the Way it was remembered in Medieval Provence." XXVI Semana de Estudios Medievales, Pamplona (2000): 387-397. (Academic Article)