About Pam Jenoff

Pam Jenoff

Pam Jenoff was born in Maryland and raised outside Philadelphia. She attended George Washington University and went on to receive her master’s in history from Cambridge University in England.  She accepted an appointment as Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Army and later moved to the State Department, where she was assigned to the U.S. Consulate in Krakow, Poland.  Pam left the Foreign Service in 1998 to attend law school and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. She worked for several years as a labor and employment attorney both at a firm and in-house in Philadelphia and now teaches law school at Rutgers.  Pam is the author of the international bestseller The Kommandant’s Girl, as well as The Diplomat’s Wife, Almost Home, A Hidden Affair and The Things We Cherished. She lives outside Philadelphia with her husband and three children.