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Core Faculty

Michael S. Berger Headshot
Michael S. Berger
Rabbinic Judaism, Jewish law and ethics
Department of Religion
Michael J. Broyde Headshot
Michael J. Broyde
Law and religion, Jewish law and ethics, and comparative religious law
School of Law
Catherine Dana Headshot
Catherine Dana
20th century French, Francophone, and Israeli film; French and Francophone literature, novelist
Department of French & Italian
William K. Gilders Headshot
William K. Gilders
Cultural history, Hebrew Bible, ritual in ancient Israel and its historical context, sexuality and gender (especially LGBTQ cultures)
Department of Religion
Sander L. Gilman Headshot
Sander L. Gilman
History of medicine, history of psychiatry, Jewish cultural studies
Institute for the Liberal Arts
Hazel Gold Headshot
Hazel Gold
19th-21st century Spanish Peninsular literature & cultures, narrative theory, Ladino language, Sephardic and Latin American Jewish studies
Department of Spanish & Portuguese
Eric L. Goldstein Headshot
Eric L. Goldstein
American Jewish history, modern Jewish history
Department of History and Tam Institute for Jewish Studies
Pazit Kahlon Shelnutt Headshot
Pazit Kahlon Shelnutt
Lecturer and Language Coordinator in Hebrew
Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies
Jeffrey Lesser Headshot
Jeffrey Lesser
History of Latin America, especially Brazil; ethnic and diaspora studies
Department of History
Geoffrey Levin Headshot
Geoffrey Levin
Israel/Palestine, diplomatic history, U.S. foreign policy, international relations
Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies and Tam Institute for Jewish Studies
Deborah E. Lipstadt Headshot
Deborah E. Lipstadt
Holocaust studies and Holocaust denial
Department of Religion
Craig Perry Headshot
Craig Perry
History of the Jews in the Islamic World, medieval Middle East, history of slavery
Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies and Tam Institute for Jewish Studies
Ellie R. Schainker Headshot
Ellie R. Schainker
Russian Jewish history, modern Jewish history, imperial Russian history, history of religious conversions
Department of History and Tam Institute for Jewish Studies
Don Seeman Headshot
Don Seeman
Anthropology of religion, Jewish thought, medical anthropology, Jewish mysticism, Hasidism, phenomenology of religion
Department of Religion and Tam Institute for Jewish Studies
Kenneth W. Stein Headshot
Kenneth W. Stein
Modern Middle Eastern history and politics
Department of History
Miriam Udel Headshot
Miriam Udel
Yiddish language, literature, and culture
Department of German Studies and Tam Institute for Jewish Studies
Jacob L. Wright Headshot
Jacob L. Wright
History and archaeology of ancient Israel, Biblical interpretation, Northwest Semitic languages
Candler School of Theology
Ofra Yeglin Headshot
Ofra Yeglin
Modernist Hebrew poetry, modernism, poetics, Holocaust literature, Israeli culture
Department of Middle Eastern & South Asian Studies

Visiting Faculty

Jonathan Crane Headshot
Jonathan Crane
Visiting Professor
Center for Ethics
Shlomo Pill Headshot
Shlomo Pill
Visiting Professor
Candler School of Theology
Kate Rosenblatt Headshot
Kate Rosenblatt
Visiting Professor
Tam Institute for Jewish Studies