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goldsteinJudith London Evans Director of TIJS

Eric Goldstein
Associate Professor
Department of History; Tam Institute for Jewish Studies
American Jewish history, modern Jewish history

       
 

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Director of Graduate Studies

       
dana

Catherine Dana
Senior Lecturer
Department of French & Italian
20th century French, Francophone, and Israeli film; French and Francophone literature, novelist

udel

Miriam Udel
Associate Professor
Department of German Studies
Yiddish language and literature; Yiddish modernism, the rise of the Yiddish novel, American-Jewish literature

       
       
 

Core Faculty

 

berger

Michael Berger
Associate Professor
Department of Religion
Rabbinic Judaism, Jewish law and ethics

blumenthal

David R. Blumenthal
Jay & Leslie Cohen Professor of Judaic Studies
Department of Religion
Constructive Jewish theology, medieval Judaism, Jewish mysticism, and Holocaust studies

borowski

Oded Borowski
Professor
Department of Middle Eastern & South Asian Studies
Biblical archaeology, ancient agriculture, daily life in Biblical times

broyde

Michael Broyde
Professor

School of Law
Law and religion, Jewish law and ethics, and comparative religious law

gilders

William K. Gilders
Associate Professor
Department of Religion
Hebrew Bible, ritual and sacrifice in ancient Israel, early Christianity in its Jewish milieu

gilman

Sander Gilman
Distinguished Professor of the Liberal Arts & Sciences; Professor of Psychiatry
Graduate Institute of Liberal Arts
History of medicine and psychiatry, Jewish cultural studies, visual studies, European comparative literary studies, cultural history

gold

Hazel Gold
Associate Professor
Department of Spanish & Portuguese
19th-21st century Spanish Peninsular literature and cultures, narrative theory, the urban imaginary in literature and film, Ladino language, and Sephardic and Latin American Jewish studies

lesser

Jeffrey Lesser
Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor
Department of History
History of Latin America, especially Brazil; ethnic and diaspora studies

lipstadt

Deborah E. Lipstadt
Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies
Department of Religion
History of the Holocaust and Holocaust denial

newby

Gordon Newby
Professor
Department of Middle Eastern & South Asian Studies
Islam, Judaism, and Near Eastern Christianity; comparative sacred texts; ancient Near East

schainker

Ellie R. Schainker
Arthur Blank Family Foundation Assistant Professor of Modern European History
Department of History; Tam Institute for Jewish Studies
Russian Jewish history, modern Jewish history, imperial Russian history, history of religious conversions, history of empire and confessional states

seeman

Don Seeman
Associate Professor
Department of Religion; Tam Institute for Jewish Studies
Anthroplogy of religion, Jewish thought, medical anthropology, Jewish mysticism, Hasidism, phenomenology of religion

stein

Kenneth Stein
Professor
Department of History
Modern Middle Eastern history and politics

wright

Jacob L. Wright
Associate Professor
Candler School of Theology
History and archaeology of ancient Israel, Biblical interpretation, Northwest Semitic languages

yeglin

Ofra Yeglin
Associate Professor
Department of Middle Eastern & South Asian Studies
Modernist Hebrew poetry, modernism, poetics, Holocaust literature, Israeli culture

 

       
       
 

Affiliated Faculty

 

bammer

Angelika Bammer
Associate Professor
Graduate Institute of Liberal Arts
19th-20th centuries istory, memory, and memorialization; modalities of love and loss as represented in narratives and other expressive forms

bernstein

Matthew Bernstein
Professor and Chair
Department of Film & Media Studies
American and international film history, film criticism, research methods

cohen

Shai Cohen
Instructor
Department of Middle Eastern & South Asian Studies
Hebrew

crane

Jonathan K. Crane
Raymond F. Schinazi Scholar in Bioethics and Jewish Thought
Center for Ethics
Gandhian thought, interfaith dialogue, Jewish ethical perspectives on biomedical, social, political, and warfare issues; comparative religious ethics, Jewish theology law lore

eckert

Astrid M. Eckert
Associate Professor
Department of History
Modern Germany, history in the 19th-20th centuries centering on the period after 1945

epstein

Mikhail Epstein
Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Cultural Theory and Russian Literature
Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures
Cultural and literary theory, the history of Russian literature and philosophy, western and Russian post-modernism, contemporary intellectual trends, semiotics, and linguistics, and new methods and interdisciplinary approaches in the humanities

felman

Shoshana Felman
Professor
Department of French and Italian
19th and 20th century French and English literature, literature and psychoanalysis, trauma and testimony, literature and philosophy, law and literature

francisco

Jason Francisco
Associate Professor
Department of Visual Arts
Photography as art and as media; the use of images to visualize historical memory; the photographic history of the Shoah; photography and visual culture in relation to war, genocide, and political conflict; non-western histories of photography

goldenbaum

Ursula Goldenbaum
Associate Professor
Department of Philosophy
Early modern philosophy and science, German philosophy and esthetics in the 18th century, history of political philosophy, pre-Kantian European Esthetics, Early modern philosophy and science

hoyng

Peter Höyng
Associate Professor
Department of German Studies
German literature and culture since 1750, focusing on drama within its performance context, German-Jewish topics, and how literature interacts with classical music

klehr

Harvey Klehr
Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Politics and History
Department of Political Science
American communism and Soviet espionage in America

konner

Melvin Konner
Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor
Department of Anthropology
Biological anthropology, behavioral biology

newsom


Carol Newsom
Charles Howard Candler Professor of Old Testament
Candler School of Theology
Good and evil in ancient Judaism and early Christianity

queen

Edward Queen
Director, Program in Ethics and Student Leadership
Center for Ethics
Professional and social ethics, religious and ethnic conflict, and civil society

robbins

Jill Robbins
Professor
Department of Religion
Classical texts; 19th and 20th century thought and critical movements; phenomenology, hermeneutics, existentialism, deconstructions, Russian formalism, semiotics, philosophy of language, and philosophical ethics

schaumann

Caroline Schaumann
Associate Professor
Department of German Studies
Contemporary German literature and culture,19th-Century Alpine Exploration and Mountaineering, Ecocriticism, Postwar and post-Wall German culture, German-Jewish literature, German cinema

skibell

Joseph Skibell
Professor
Department of English and Creative Writing Program
Novelist

Shelnutt

Pazit Kahlon Shelnutt
Instructor
Department of Middle Eastern & South Asian Studies
Hebrew

wolpe

Paul Wolpe
Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Bioethics and Director
Center for Ethics
Social, religious, ethical, and ideological impact of technology on the human condition

   
       
 

Visiting Affiliated Faculty

 

buchenhorst

Ralph Buchenhorst
DAAD Visiting Professor, 2016-2018
Department of Philosophy

wilhelm

Cornelia Wilhelm
DAAD Visiting Professor, 2010-2016
Department of History; Tam Institute for Jewish Studies

Shlomo Pill
Instructor, Spring 2018
Tam Institute for Jewish Studies

Kate Rosenblatt
Visiting Assistant Professor, 2017-2019
Department of Religion; Tam Institute for Jewish Studies

       
 

Staff

 

 

Dina Rubinstein-Hacham
Academic Department Administrator

 

Davonte' Biggers
Communications Coordinator

 

Malory Mibab
Academic Program Coordinator

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