Rena N. Lauer Ph.D Candidate, Harvard

Rena Nechama Lauer is a Ph.D Candidate in History at Harvard University. A scholar of medieval history and Jewish Studies, Rena is currently writing a dissertation on the social history of the Jews of Crete during the centuries of Venetian colonial rule. Rena has taught at Harvard University and at Miami University (Ohio). She currently lives with her husband in Oxford, Ohio.