The Extraterritorial Mediterranean: Jews, Sovereignty, and Law in the Nineteenth Century
Jessica Marglin is an associate professor of religion, Law, and history, as well as the Ruth Ziegler Early Career Chair in Jewish Studies at the University of Southern California. Her research focuses on the history of Jews and Muslims in North Africa and the Mediterranean, with a particular emphasis on law.
Marglin received her PhD from the Department of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. She has previously held fellowships at Princeton University, Yeshiva University, the Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan, and the Institut d’Études Avancées in Paris.
- The Shamama Case: Contesting Citizenship across the Modern Mediterranean (Princeton University Press, forthcoming)
- coedited with Matthias Lehmann, Jews and the Mediterranean (Indiana University Press, 2020)
- Across Legal Lines: Jews and Muslims in Modern Morocco (Yale University Press, 2016)