Steering Committee

Jeffrey Kopstein
Professor and Department Chair, Department of Political Science. Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1991. Interethnic violence, voting patterns of minority groups; Jews in Russia and Eastern Europe
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Matthias Lehmann
Teller Family Chair in Jewish History; Professor of History. Ph.D., Freie Universitat Berlin, 2002. Early modern and modern Jewish history; Sephardic Studies.
Published Books
Julia R. Lupton
Professor of English. Ph.D., Yale University, 1989. Interests in Jews in the Renaissance; exegesis and typology; Judaism and critical theory.
Published Books
Liron Mor
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature. Ph.D., Cornell University, 2015. Literary and critical theory; contemporary Israeli and Palestinian literature and film; postcolonial theories; conflict; sympathy; translation and literary