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Alumni Publications

We are thrilled to share the following news about recent books written by Horace Mann School alumni.

Amy Bruckman '83 is the author of, Should You Believe Wikipedia? Online Communities and the Construction of Knowledge (Cambridge University Press, January 2022). Amy is Regents' Professor and Senior Associate Chair in the School of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology where she studies online communities. She received her Ph.D. from the MIT Media Lab in 1997, and is a Fellow of The ACM and a member of the SIGCHI Academy. She founded her first online community in 1993, and has been teaching the class 'Design of Online Communities' at Georgia Tech since 1998. She currently helps moderate a number of large online communities.

        Photo: Adele Rabin

Elliott Rabin '82 has published his second book entitled, The Biblical Hero:  Portraits in Nobility and Fallibility (JPS, March 2020). He is Director of Thought Leadership at Prizmah: Center for Jewish Day Schools, where he edits Prizmah's magazine HaYidion, writes, produces podcasts, and manages research projects. He formerly served as Director of Educational Programs for RAVSAK: The Jewish Community Day School Network and Director of Education for the 92nd Street Y’s Makor/Steinhardt Center, and served as Assistant Editor at Harper’s Magazine. He is also the author of Understanding the Hebrew Bible:  A Reader’s Guide (Ktav).