Amherst College Spanish Professor Ilan Stavans Receives National Jewish Book Award

February 21, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Ilan Stavans, the Lewis-Sebring Professor of Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College, recently received the National Jewish Book Award for The Schocken Book of Modern Sephardic Literature, which he edited in 2005.