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. Modern Jewish history; Sephardic Studies.
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Julia R. Lupton
Professor of English. Ph.D., Yale University, 1989. Shakespeare; Renaissance Literature; Religious Studies.
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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
Irene Tucker
Professor of English. Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley. Victorian Literature; Hebrew literature; modern Jewish political thought.
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