Rona Holub

Rona Holub is enrolled in the Ph.D. program in American History at Columbia University and holds an M.A. in women’s history from Sarah Lawrence College. Holub developed educational programs and material on the history of Brooklyn, New York, for historical organizations, including the South Street Seaport Museum. Her dissertation focuses on how the breakdown of pre-industrial values assisted in the rise and contributed to the fall of a German-Jewish immigrant woman who became a great entrepreneur of crime in nineteenth-century New York City.

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