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TIJS welcomes visiting faculty

rosenblatt-kateKate Rosenblatt has been named Visiting Assistant Professor for TIJS and the Department of Religion for academic years 2017-18 and 2018-19. Kate comes to us from the University of Michigan’s Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies, where she has been a postdoctoral fellow since her graduation in 2016. She studied under Deborah Dash Moore, specializing in modern Jewish history, modern US history, and women and gender studies and completing a dissertation on “Cooperative Battlegrounds: Farmers, Workers, and the Search for Economic Alternatives.” In fall 2017, Dr. Rosenblatt will teach the courses “American, Jewish, Feminist: Jewish Women in the US” (crosslisted with Religion as well as Women and Gender Studies) and “Religion in America” (also crosslisted with Religion).
pill-shlomoShlomo Pill, a recent graduate of the School of Law, joins the TIJS teaching faculty as an instructor for fall 2017, teaching the course JS/MES/REL 370, “Jewish Law Answers to American Law Problems.”
buchenhorst-ralphRalph Buchenhorst, visiting associate professor in the Department of Philosophy, has been appointed to a multi-year term as DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Professor at Emory. During his time here, he is part of TIJS’s affiliated faculty, cross-listing two courses per year with Jewish Studies. His research specialties include Holocaust memory and its impact on philosophy and the arts, continental philosophy (19th/20th century), and critical theory. Learn more.