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Governance

 

The Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies is governed by two cooperative bodies. Each helps the Institute articulate its vision and achieve its goals.

The Steering Committee oversees the primary management of the Frankel Institute.

Members of the Frankel Institute Steering Committee

  • Karla Goldman
    Sol Drachler Professor of Social Work and Judaic Studies, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  • Julian Levinson
    Samuel Shetzer Endowed Professor of Jewish American Studies and English Language and Literature, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  • Rachel Neis
    Associate Professor of Judaic Studies and History, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  • Sidonie Smith
    Director, Institute for the Humanities; Mary Fair Croushore Professor of English Language and Literature and Women's Studies, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  • Ronald Suny
    William H Sewell, Jr. Distinguished University Professor of History and Political Science, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  • Jeffrey Veidlinger
    Director, Frankel Center for Judaic Studies; Joseph Brodsky Collegiate Professor of History and Judaic Studies, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

 

The Institute’s Academic Advisory Board consists of distinguished senior scholars who review the work of the Institute regularly and who help choose Fellows every year.

Members of the Academic Advisory Board

  • Robert B. Alter
    University of California–Berkeley
  • Miriam Bodian
    University of Texas-Austin
  • Jonathan Boyarin
    University of North Carolina
  • Richard Cohen
    Hebrew University
  • Calvin Goldscheider
    Brown University
  • Galit Hasan-Rokem
    Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Deborah Lipstadt
    Emory University
  • Peter Machinist
    Harvard Divinity School
  • Derek Penslar
    University of Toronto
  • Ray Scheindlin
    The Jewish Theological Seminary of America
  • Jeffrey Shandler
    Rutgers University
  • James E. Young
    University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • Steven J. Zipperstein
    Stanford University