Dr. Mara W. Cohen Ioannides
Missouri State University
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897
- DS, Jewish Studies, 2017, The Spertus Institute
- MA, 1992, Carnegie Mellon University
- BS, 1990, Columbia University
- Writing I
- Writing II
- Ethnic Literature
- Studies in Literature
Research and professional interests
- Ozarks Jewry
- History of Haggadot
- Greek Jewry
Awards and honors
- Kawaler Travel Award. Southern Jewish Historical Society. with M. Rachel Gholson, $2000. 2008-2009
- 2008 Skipping Stones Honor Award for A Shout in the Sunshine (Philadelphia: JPS, 2007)
- Let’s Talk About It: Jewish Literature Reading and Discovery Program. Nextbook Foundation/American Library Association Program. $2,500. 2007-2008 academic year.
- Collection Development Committee. Meyer Library, Missouri State University. $500. May 2007
- 2007 National Jewish Book Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature Finalist for A Shout in the Sunshine (Philadelphia: JPS, 2007)
- 2007 Council for Advancement and Support of Education District VI, Bronze for Cherri Jones and Mara Cohen Ioannides. “60th Anniversary of Anne Frank’s ‘Diary of a Young Girl.’” Missouri State Journal With Eric Eckert. KSMU, Springfield, MO. 17 July 2007
- Community Foundation of the Ozarks. For “Seeing Traditions” with M. Rachel Gholson, English Department, Southwest Missouri State University. $2,435. 2004-2005 academic year.
- College of Arts and Letters Award in Research. Missouri State University. 2004-2005.
- MO Arts Council — Folk Arts Program. For “Telling Traditions: Discovering the Ozarks’ Jewish Women” with M. Rachel Gholson, English Department,
Southwest Missouri State University. $2100. 2002-2003 academic year.
- College of Arts and Letters Award in Research. Southwest Missouri State University. 1998-1999.
- Faculty Research Grant. Missouri State University. For “Jewish Women’s Jewish Literacy and the Central Conference of American Rabbis’ Haggadah.” $1352. Summer 1997.