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    Core Faculty

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      Michael Berger

      Associate Professor

      Department of Religion

      Rabbinic Judaism, Jewish law and ethics

    • Photo for David R. Blumenthal

      David R. Blumenthal

      Jay & Leslie Cohen Professor of Judaic Studies

      Department of Religion

      Constructive Jewish theology, medieval Judaism, Jewish mysticism, and Holocaust studies

    • Photo for Oded Borowski

      Oded Borowski

      Professor

      Department of Middle Eastern & South Asian Studies

      Biblical archaeology, ancient agriculture, daily life in Biblical times

    • Photo for Michael Broyde

      Michael Broyde

      Professor

      School of Law

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

    • Photo for William K. Gilders

      William K. Gilders

      Associate Professor

      Department of Religion

      Hebrew Bible, ritual and sacrifice in ancient Israel, early Christianity in its Jewish milieu

    • Photo for Sander 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

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      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

    • Photo for Jeffrey Lesser

      Jeffrey Lesser

      Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor

      Department of History

      History of Latin America, especially Brazil; ethnic and diaspora studies

    • Photo for Deborah E. Lipstadt

      Deborah E. Lipstadt

      Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies

      Department of Religion

      History of the Holocaust and Holocaust denial

    • Photo for Gordon Newby

      Gordon Newby

      Professor

      Department of Middle Eastern & South Asian Studies

      Islam, Judaism, and Near Eastern Christianity; comparative sacred texts; ancient Near East

    • Photo for Ellie R. 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

    • Photo for Don 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

    • Photo for Kenneth Stein

      Kenneth Stein

      Professor

      Department of History

      Modern Middle Eastern history and politics

    • Photo for Jacob L. Wright

      Jacob L. Wright

      Associate Professor

      Candler School of Theology

      History and archaeology of ancient Israel, Biblical interpretation, Northwest Semitic languages

    • Photo for Ofra Yeglin

      Ofra Yeglin

      Associate Professor

      Department of Middle Eastern & South Asian Studies

      Modernist Hebrew poetry, modernism, poetics, Holocaust literature, Israeli culture

    Visiting Affiliated Faculty

    • Photo for Ralph Buchenhorst

      Ralph Buchenhorst

      DAAD Visiting Professor, 2016-2018

      Department of Philosophy

    • Photo for Nitzan Gilady

      Nitzan Gilady

      Visiting Scholar, Spring 2017

      Department of Film and Media Studies

    • Photo for Reda Mansour

      Reda Mansour

      Visiting Professor, 2017-2019

      Tam Institute for Jewish Studies

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      Adam Zachary Newton

      Distinguished Visiting Professor, Spring 2017

      Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry

    • Photo for Shlomo Pill

      Shlomo Pill

      Instructor, Spring 2017

      Tam Institute for Jewish Studies

    • Photo for Kate Rosenblatt

      Kate Rosenblatt

      Visiting Professor, 2017-2019

      Tam Institute for Jewish Studies

    • Photo for Cornelia Wilhelm

      Cornelia Wilhelm

      DAAD Visiting Professor, 2010-2016

      Department of History; Tam Institute for Jewish Studies