(September to December, 2002)
Dr. Khiterer is a Lecturer at Stanford University. She received her Ph.D. in history ("Documents of Jewish History in Kyiv's Archives, 16thto 20th Centuries") from the Russian State University in Humanities, Moscow, in 1996. She has taught at Stanford University and at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and has written two monographs about Jewish documents in the archival and library collections of Ukraine (1999 and 2001), and numerous scholarly articles which focus on various aspects of Jewish history and culture in Ukraine and Eastern Europe. Her areas of interest are Jewish studies, and East European history. While at HURI, Dr. Khiterer will be working on a book about the history of Jews in Kyiv, from the late eighteenth century to 1917, and will present a seminar on the history of Jews in Kyiv and Ukraine.