- Miriam Jaffe
- Associate Teaching Professor
- At Rutgers Since: 1996
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone Number: 8482025661
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- Office Hours: By Appointment
Social Work in the Age of Disconnection: Narrative Case Studies. Eds. Michael Jarrette-Kenny and Miriam Jaffe. Routledge 2022.
Spirituality in Mental Health Practice: Case Studies. Eds. Miriam Jaffe, Widian Nicola, Jerry
- Floersch, and Jeffrey Longhofer. Routledge, 2020.
Social Work and LGBTQ Sexual Trauma: Phenomenological Perspectives. Eds. Miriam Jaffe,
- Megan Conti, Jerry Floersch, and Jeffrey Longhofer. Routledge, 2020.
Social Work and Sexual Trauma: Phenomenological Perspectives. Eds. Miriam Jaffe, Jerry
- Floersch, Jeffrey Longhofer, and Megan Conti. Routledge, 2017.
Social Work and K-12 Schools: Phenomenological Perspectives. Eds. Miriam Jaffe, Jerry
- Floersch, Jeffrey Longhofer, and Wendy Winograd. Routledge, Spring
- MSW in Clinical Practice, Rutgers University, 2018.
- Ph.D. in English, Rutgers University, 2008.
- Dissertation: Cross-Ethnic Mediums and The Autobiographical Gesture in Twentieth Century American Literature.
- Committee: Brent Hayes Edwards (Chair), Brad Evans, Marc Manganaro, (Readers) Ross Posnock (Outside Reader)
- Certificate in Teaching Composition, 2008.
- Advisors: Kurt Spellmeyer and Richard Miller
- M.A. in English, Rutgers University, 2004
- Fields: Major: American Literature, the Long Twentieth Century, Theory: Ethnic Studies,
- Figure: Philip Roth, Minor: American-Jewish Literature
- Committee: Brent Edwards, Brad Evans, Martin Gliserman, Leslie Fishbein
- B.A. with Highest Distinction in English, Rutgers University, 2000
- Honors Thesis: Isaac Rosenberg: The Forgotten Jewish War Poet; Winner of the Jordan Lee Flyer Prize
- Director: Daniel Harris
- Courses Taught:
- "Me-Search as Research:" Autoethnographic Case Study
- Graduate Writing Program, 502, 2018-present
- Engaged Scholarship, 2013-2018
- American Realism and Naturalism, 2012
- The Plangere Writing Center Internship
- Cultural Theory in Literary Studies, 2004, 2005, 2006
- Principles of Literary Study: Prose, 2003
- Basic Composition and Reading Comprehension 098/099/100/100R, 2002-present
- Expository Writing 101, 2001
- Research in the Disciplines 201
- Special Topics: Popular Culture, The Family, Ethnic Identities
- College Writing and Research 301; Course Coordinator
- Special Topics: Women & Autobiography, Internet Cultures, The Culture of Work, Mone
- 2022: Beloved Community Writing Award
- 2008: Departmental Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Rutgers University
- 2007: Mellon Dissertation Fellowship, Rutgers University
- 2007: Departmental Graduate Achievement Award, Rutgers University
- 2006: Mellon Dissertation Seminar, Princeton University
- 2004: The Maurice Meyer III and Irma Meyer Endowed Student Fellowship
- 2002: Pre-Dissertation Travel Award, Rutgers University
- 2002: Graduate Assistantship to Richard Miller, Assistant Director of Writing Program
- 2000: Bevier Fellowship, Rutgers University, Department of Literatures in English
- Other Information of Interest:
2017-2019 Psychotherapist at the Center for Therapy and Counseling
Musician, Artist, Mom, and prefers pronouns she, her, hers
- Membership Affiliations:
Philip Roth Society
- Social Work Writing Collaborative. (2022). Literacy Education as Anti-Racist Pedagogy in Graduate Schools of Social Work. Critical and Radical Social Work.
- Jaffe, M., Kelly, E. K., Williams, A., Beroiza, A., Kafle, M., & DiGiacomo, M. (2022). Collaboration and Potential Space: Creative Play in the Writing Alliance. Teaching in Higher Education. TBD.
- “Philip Roth, Resident Humanist: An Exemplar of Narrative Medicine.” Philip Roth in Context. Ed. Magdalen McKinley. Cambridge University Press, forthcoming in 2020.
- “Writing Progeny: Elisa Albert and Philip Roth.” With Aimee Pozorski. Open Library of Humanities, 3(2), p.14. DOI: http://doi.org/10.16995/olh.262 2017.
- [Invited] “Case and Frame: Teaching Case Study Composition.” Clinical Social Work, Spring 2017.
- [Invited] “To Sing the Body Sidatique: AIDS in Saul Bellow’s Ravelstein.” RFEA. 143.2 Spring 2016.
- [Invited] “Radical Poetics and Secular Jewish Culture.” Book Review. Studies in American Jewish Literature. Fall 2014.
- [Invited] “Philip Roth’s Contributions to the Narrativization of Illness.” History, Memory, and the Making of Character in Roth's Fiction. Ed. Gustavo Sánchez-Canales and Victoria Aarons. CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 16.2 (June 2014): <http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/clcweb/vol16/iss2/>.
- [Invited] “Psychosis and the City: Jew York in Saul Bellow’s The Victim.” The Saul Bellow Journal. Spring 2013.
- [Invited] “Philip Roth and the Autobiographical Gesture.” EBSCO Critical Insights Series.
- Ed. Aimee Pozorski. Fall 2013.
- [Invited] “Allison Schachter’s Diasporic Modernisms.” Book Review. Philip Roth Studies. Ed. Derek Parker Royal. Fall 2013.
- [Invited] “A Mentality of Manipulation: The Evolution/Revolution of Philip Roth” The
- Continuing Presence: A Collection of Contemporary Essays of Philip Roth. Fall 2013. Ed. Jane Statlander-Slote.
- “Women of Roth’s Recent Tetrology.” Special Issue of Philip Roth Studies. 2013. Ed. David Gooblar. 8:1, 2012.
- [Invited] “Philip Roth: Death and Celebrity” Roth and Celebrity: A Collection. Ed. Aimee Pozorski. Maryland: Lexington Books. Fall 2012.
- Teaching and Writing With Technology. Special Issue of Writing and Pedagogy. Ed. Miriam Jaffe-Foger. Fall 2013
- Mourning Zuckerman. Special Issue of Philip Roth Studies. Aimee Pozorski and Miriam Jaffe-Foger, eds. Spring 2009.
- “Elisa Albert’s How This Night is Different.” Book Review. Studies in American Jewish Literature. 2007. “Black-Jewish Doubling in The Tenants and The Human Stain.” Philip Roth Studies. Spring 2008.
- “Keeping it All Together: Emotional Intelligence in the Classroom.” Using the New Humanities Reader: Teacher’s Manual. Ed. Kurt Spellmeyer and Richard Miller. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2002.