Faculty Experts

Anatomy

anamaria-cuervo-110x110Ana Maria Cuervo
Associate Professor
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Areas of Expertise: Medicine; Anatomy & Structural Biology, Developmental & Molecular Biology.
Degrees:
MD; PhD,University of Valencia (Spain).

Bible

Moshe-Bernstein-110x110Moshe Bernstein
Professor of Bible and Jewish History David A. and Fannie M. Denenberg Chair in Biblical Studies
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Areas of Expertise:
Dead Sea Scrolls research, early Jewish biblical interpretation.
Degrees: BA, MHL, Yeshiva University; MA, PhD, Fordham University; Ordination, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary.


Shalom-Carmy-110x110Shalom Carmy
Assistant Professor of Jewish Philosophy and Bible
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Areas of Expertise: Biblical thought, modern Jewish thought with an emphasis on Rabbis. Soloveitchik and Kook, religious Zionism, INTERFACE OF JEWISH THOUGHT
AND HUMANITIES
Degrees: BA, MS, Yeshiva University; Ordination, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary.


Cohen_66017E-57-110x110Mordechai Cohen
Professor of Bible Associate Dean, Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies
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Areas of Expertise:
Bible and biblical exegesis.
Degrees: BA, MA, PhD, Yeshiva University; MA, Columbia University; Ordination, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary.


Grunhaus-110x110 Naomi Grunhaus
Associate Professor of Bible
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Areas of Expertise: Medieval Jewish biblical exegesis.
Degrees: BS, Brooklyn College, City University of New York; MA, MS, PhD, New York University.


Michelle-Levine-110x110Michelle Levine
Associate Professor of Bible
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Areas of Expertise: Medieval biblical exegesis, Nachmanides’ literary approach to Bible.
Degrees: BA, Brooklyn College, City University of New York; MS, Yeshiva University; PhD, New York University.

Business and Economics

Robert-Greenberg1-110x110Robert Greenberg
Assistant Professor of Business Law
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Areas of Expertise: Constitutional law, intellectual property law, the Supreme Court, Business. organizations (agency law, partnership law, and corporation law), contracts law
Degrees: BA, JD, LLM, Yeshiva University.


Dennis HooverDennis Hoover
Clinical Associate Professor of Economics
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Areas of Expertise: Economics, econometrics.
Degrees: BA, Ohio University; PhD, Columbia University.


Moses-Pava-110x110Moses Pava
Dean, Sy Syms School of Business;Alvin H. Einbender Professor of Business Ethics; Professor of Accounting
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Areas of Expertise: Business ethics, Jewish business ethics, corporate social responsibility. Degrees: BA, Brandeis University; MPhil, PhD, New York University.

Education

Jeffrey-Glanz-110x110Jeffrey Glanz
Professor; Raine and Stanley Silverstein Chair in Professional Ethics and Values
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Areas of Expertise:Educational leadership, Instructional supervision, Holocaust education Degrees: EDD, Teachers College, Columbia University; BA, City College of New York; MSEd, Teachers College, Columbia University


Karen-Shawn-e1426537804262-110x110Karen Shawn
Visiting Associate Professor; Senior Fellow, Institute for University-School Partnership
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Areas of Expertise:Youth Holocaust education
Degrees: PhD, New York University; MA, New York University; BA, Adelphi University


Laya-Solomon-110x110Laya Solomon
Assistant Professor; Director, Mendheim Student Teaching and Internship Project
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Areas of Expertise: Teacher supervision and mentoring; Differentiated instruction; Classroom assessment; Methods of teaching; Technology in the classroom; Motivations to teach
Degrees: EDD, Yeshiva University; MSEd, Yeshiva University; BA, Touro College


911-Bacon-110x110Karen Bacon
The Dr. Monique C. Katz Dean, Stern College for Women;Professor of Biology
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Areas of Expertise: Institutional leadership, Jewish education, women’s education
Degrees: BA, Yeshiva University; PhD, University of California at Los Angeles


shield-110x110Elizabeth Lazaroff
Assistant Professor of Education; Director of Teacher Education
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Areas of Expertise:Curriculum and teacher education, elementary education, arts in education, dance education
Degrees: BA, Harvard University; PhD, Stanford University

Humanities

Louis-Feldman-110x110Louis Feldman
Abraham Wouk Family Chair in Classics and Literature
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Areas of Expertise: Hellenistic Judaism, Jewish attitudes toward Jesus and Christianity, conversion to Judaism, anti-Semitism, Hanukkah, Josephus and Philo
Degrees: BA, MA, Trinity College; PhD, Harvard University


Paula-Geyh-110x110Paula Geyh
Associate Professor of English
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Areas of Expertise: Comparative literature, literary theory, American literature, American postmodernism, 20th-century American fiction
Degrees: BA, Miami University; MA, PhD, University of Pennsylvania


David-Glaser-110x110David Glaser
Associate Professor of Music
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Areas of Expertise:Music of the 20th-century, music composition
Degrees: BA, Hunter College, City University of New York; MA, Queens College,
City University of New York; DMA, Columbia University


Joanne-Jacobson-110x110Joanne Jacobson
Professor of English, Co-Chair, English Department
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Areas of Expertise:American literature, American culture, American autobiography, creative nonfiction, American Jewish literature
Degrees: BA, University of Illinois; MA, PhD, University of Iowa


Nora-Nachumi-e1426538488382-110x110Nora Nachumi
Associate Professor of English
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Areas of Expertise: 18th-century British literature, theater history,
women’s literature, women’s studies, popular culture
Degrees: BA, State University of New York at Purchase; PhD, Graduate Center,
City University of New York


Adam-Zachary-Newton-e1426538698299-110x110Adam Zachary Newton
Ronald P. Stanton Chair in Literature and Humanities; University Professor
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Areas of Expertise: 19th, 20th-century, and contemporary American literature;
comparative literature, the novel, philosophical approaches to literature (ethics, hermeneutics), literary and narrative theory, history of criticism, 20th-century Jewish poetry and prose,
modern Jewish thought.
Degrees: BA, Haverford; MA, PhD Harvard


Peninnah-Schram-110x110Peninnah Schram
Professor of Speech and Drama
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Areas of Expertise: Storytelling, speech communication, oral interpretation of literature,
history of theater
Degrees: BA, University of Connecticut; MA, Columbia University


David-Shatz-110x110David Shatz
Professor of Philosophy; Division Coordinator of the Humanities; Co-Chair, Philosophy Department
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Areas of Expertise: Relationship between science and religion,
philosophy of law and religion, Jewish political philosophy, Jewish ethics
Degrees: BA, MS, Yeshiva University; MA, New York University; MPhil, PhD,
Columbia University; Ordination, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary

Jewish Education

Deena-Rabinovich-110x110Deena Rabinovich
Instructor in Bible; Director, Legacy Heritage Fund Jewish Educators Project
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Areas of Expertise: Tanakh; Hebrew language; training Jewish educators
Degrees: PhD, Brandeis University; MA, Brandeis University; BA, Wesleyan University


Moshe-Krakowski-110x110Moshe Krakowski
Assistant Professor
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Areas of Expertise:Conceptual change and cognition; Ultra Orthodox Jewish education, worldview, epistemology, and culture in schools; Curriculum development in Judaic studies; problem-based learning
Degrees: PhD, Northwestern University; BS, University of Chicago


Karen-Shawn-e1426537804262-110x110Karen Shawn
Visiting Associate Professor; Senior Fellow, Institute for University-School Partnership
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Areas of Expertise:
Youth Holocaust education
Degrees: PhD, New York University; MA, New York University; BA, Adelphi University


Chaim-Feuerman-110x110Chaim Feuerman
Assistant Professor; Golda Koschitzky Chair in Jewish Education; Chair, Mendheim Student Teaching and Administrative Internship Program
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Areas of Expertise: Methods and models of teaching, classroom management, mentoring principals and teachers
Degrees: EDD, St. John’s University; Rabbinic Ordination, Gur Aryeh Institute for
Advanced Jewish Scholarship, 1957; Rabbinic Ordination, Jewish Theological Seminary
of America, 1952; MHL, Jewish Theological Seminary; MAT, Emory University; BA,
City College of New York; Certificate, Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies, 2008


Laya-Solomon-110x110Laya Solomon
Assistant Professor; Director, Mendheim Student Teaching and Internship Project
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Areas of Expertise: Teacher supervision and mentoring; Differentiated instruction;
Classroom assessment; Methods of teaching; Technology in the classroom; Motivations to teach
Degrees: EDD, Yeshiva University; MSEd, Yeshiva University; BA, Touro College


Aharon-Fried-110x110Aharon Fried
Associate Professor of Psychology
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Areas of Expertise:Educating Orthodox children with learning disabilities, special education Degrees: MA, PhD, New School University


Dr. Scott GoldbergScott Goldberg
Associate Professor of Jewish Education; Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning
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Areas of Expertise: Multilingual literacy development and assessment,
the connection between learning disabilities and behavioral disorder,
bilingual education, special education
Degrees: BA, University of Chicago; MS Ed, Bank Street College of Education;
PhD, New York University


David-Pelcovitz-110x110David Pelcovitz
Gwendolyn and Joseph Strauss Professor of Education and Psychology
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Areas of Expertise: Parenting, adolescent development, family trauma,
child abuse, at-risk children
Degrees: BA, MS, Brooklyn College, City University of New York; PhD,
University of Pennsylvania


Jacob-J.-Schacter-110x110Jacob J. Schacter
Senior Scholar at the Center for the Jewish Future and University
Professor of Jewish History and Jewish Thought at Yeshiva University
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Areas of Expertise: Contemporary American Jewish community,
religious Zionism, thought of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, early modern Jewry,
autobiography
Degrees: BA, Brooklyn College, City University of New York; MA, PhD,
Harvard University


Moshe-Sokolow-e1426540145199-110x110Moshe Sokolow
Fanya Gottesfeld-Heller Professor of Jewish Education
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Areas of Expertise: Jewish education, Islam
Degrees: BA, MA, PhD, Yeshiva University

Jewish Music

Bernard-Beer-e1426539575827-110x110Bernard Beer
Director, Philip and Sarah Belz School of Jewish Music
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Areas of Expertise: Synagogue music, Jewish music and liturgy
Degrees: BA, City College, City University of New York; Cantorial Diploma,
Belz School of Jewish Music

Jewish Studies

David-Berger-110x110David Berger
Ruth and I. Lewis Gordon Professor of Jewish History and Dean, Bernard Revel Graduate School
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Areas of Expertise: Medieval Jewish History; Intellectual History of the Jews;
Jewish-Christian Relations; Jewish Messianism; contemporary Orthodox Judaism
Degrees: BA, Yeshiva College; Ordination; Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary;
MA, PhD, Columbia University


Blech-e1426539744296-110x110Benjamin Blech
Assistant Professor of Bible
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Areas of Expertise: Jewish communal concerns and contemporary issues,
fundamentals of Judaism
Degrees: BA, Yeshiva University; MA, Columbia University; Ordination,
Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary


J. David Bleich
Herbert and Florence Tenzer Professor of Jewish Law and Ethics; professor of law;
rosh yeshiva, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary
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Areas of Expertise: Jewish law, ethics, bioethics, applications of Jewish law to
contemporary social issues, the interface of Jewish law with the American legal system
Degrees: BA, Brooklyn College, City University of New York; MA, Columbia University;
PhD, New York University


Kenneth-J.-Brander-e1426539944727-110x110Rabbi Kenneth J. Brander
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Areas of Expertise: Jewish perspective on end of life issues, cloning and stem cell research,
organ donation, infertility, religious Zionism, and contemporary society.
Degrees: BA, Yeshiva University; MA, Florida Atlantic University; Ordination,
RIETS; Ordination in Medical Ethics (Fertility & Jewish Law), Machon Puah


Zevulun-Charlop-e1426540042781-110x110Zevulun Charlop
Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary
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Areas of Expertise: Rabbinic studies, religion in American government,
religion and the Founding Fathers, American history
Degrees: BA, Yeshiva University; MA, Columbia University; Ordination,
Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary


Yaakov_Elman-110x110Yaakov Elman
Herbert S. and Naomi Denenberg Chair in Talmudic History; Professor of Jewish History
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Areas of Expertise: History of the oral Torah, the effects of oral transmission,
the relationship of oral to written Torah, the function of both in Jewish history
Degrees: BS, City College, City University of New York; MA, Columbia University;
PhD, New York University


Dr.-Steven-Fine-e1426540299239-110x110Steven Fine
Professor of Jewish History; Director, YU Center for Israel Studies
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Areas of Expertise: Second Temple and Talmudic History, Jewish art and archaeology,
History of the Synagogue, ancient Christianity, Samaritanism
Degrees: BA (Religious Studies), University of California, Santa Barbara; MA (History of Art),
University of Southern California; PhD (Jewish History), Hebrew University of Jerusalem


911-Gurock-e1426540988924-110x110Jeffrey Gurock
Libby M. Klaperman Professor of Jewish History
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Areas of Expertise: Religious and social life of Jews, New York Jewish history
Degrees: BA, City College, City University of New York; PhD, Columbia University


SusanBandHorwitz-_medium-110x110Susan Horwitz
Rose C. Falkenstein Professor of Cancer Research; Professor and CoChair, Molecular Pharmacology, Professor, Cell Biology
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Areas of Expertise: Poineer in the development of Taxol
Degrees: BA Byrn Mawr College; PhD, Brandeis University


Arthur-Hyman-110x110Arthur Hyman
Distinguished Service Professor of Philosophy
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Areas of Expertise: History of medieval Jewish and Islamic philosophy,
modern Jewish thought, Maimonides, Jewish ethics
Degrees: BA, St. John’s College; MA, PhD, Harvard University


Kanarfogel_60512F-12Ephraim Kanarfogel
E. Billi Ivry University Professor of Jewish History, Literature and Law; Chair, Rebecca Ivry Department of Jewish Studies
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Areas of Expertise: Medieval Jewish history and culture
Degrees: BA, MA, PhD, Yeshiva University; Ordination,
Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary


Debra-Kaplan-110x110Debra Kaplan
Dean Pinkhos Churgin Chair in Jewish History; Associate Professor of Jewish History
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Areas of Expertise: Early Modern Europe, Jewish-Christian Relations,
Protestant Reformation, self-texts
Degrees: BA, Barnard College, MA, PhD,University of Pennsylvania


Zafrira_Lidovsky-Cohen-110x110Zafrira Lidovsky-Cohen
Associate Professor of Hebrew
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Areas of Expertise: Modern Hebrew poetry, Hebrew prose
Degrees: BA, Hebrew University; MA, Yeshiva University; PhD, New York University


Mark-Mehler-110x110Mark Mehler
Alpern Family Foundation Professor of Cerebral Palsy Research; Professor and Vice Chair, Neurology; Professor, Neuroscience; Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
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Areas of Expertise: Stem cell research relevant to diseases affecting the central
nervous system
Degrees: BA, Columbia University; MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Hershel-Schachter-110x110Hershel Schachter
Nathan and Vivian Fink Distinguished Professor of Talmud; Rosh Yeshiva,
Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary
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Areas of Expertise:Contemporary applications of Jewish law,
Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik
Degrees: BA, MA, Yeshiva University; Ordination,
Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary


Haim_Soloveitchik-110x110Haim Soloveitchik
Merkin Family Professor of Jewish History and Literature
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Areas of Expertise: Halakhic history, medieval religious movements, medieval communal organization, contemporary haredi world
Degrees: BA, Harvard University; MA, PhD, Hebrew University


Richard-Steiner-110x110Richard Steiner
Professor of Semitic Languages and Literature
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Areas of Expertise: Biblical and mishnaic Hebrew, Aramaic dialectology,
Semitic linguistics, Hebrew linguistics in the Middle Ages
Degrees: BHL, BA, Yeshiva University; PhD, University of Pennsylvania


Moses-Tendler-110x110Moses Tendler
Rabbi Isaac and Bella Tendler Professor of Jewish Medical Ethics;
Professor of Biology; rosh yeshiva, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary
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Areas of Expertise:
Medical ethics, relationship of medicine and science to Jewish law,
organ donations, end of life issues
Degrees: BA, MA, New York University; PhD, Columbia University


Mordechai_Willig-110x110Mordechai Willig
Rabbi Dr. Sol Roth Professor of Talmud and Contemporary Halakhah; rosh yeshiva,
Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary
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Areas of Expertise: Leading authority on aguna, laws of family purity
Degrees: BA, MS, Yeshiva University; Ordination,
Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary


Joshua-Zimmerman-110x110Joshua Zimmerman
Eli and Diana Zborowski Professor of Interdisciplinary Holocaust Studies;
assistant professor of interdisciplinary Holocaust studies and Easter
European Jewish history
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Areas of Expertise: Modern East European Jewish history, Polish-Jewish relations,
the origins of anti-Semitism in Europe before and during the Holocaust
Degrees: BA, University of California, Santa Cruz; MA, University of California at Los Angeles;
PhD, Brandeis University

Law

J. David Bleich
Herbert and Florence Tenzer Professor of Jewish Law and Ethics;
Professor of Law; Rosh Yeshiva, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary
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Areas of Expertise: Jewish law, bioethics
Degrees: BA, Brooklyn College, City University of New York; MA, Columbia University;
PhD, New York University


Lester-Brickman-110x110Lester Brickman
Professor of Law
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Areas of Expertise: Asbestos/smoking cases, lawyers’ ethics,
lawyers’ fees, tort reform, contingency fee reform
Degrees: BS, Carnegie-Mellon University; JD, University of Florida;
LLM, Yale University


David-Carlson-e1426598307833-110x110David Carlson
Professor of Law
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Areas of Expertise: Bankruptcy
Degrees: BA, University of California at Santa Barbara; JD, Hastings College of Law,
University of California


Daniel-Crane-110x110Daniel Crane
Assistant Professor of Law
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Areas of Expertise: Contracts, antitrust
Degrees: BA, Wheaton College; JD, University of Chicago


Toby-Golick-110x110Toby Golick
Director, Bet Tzedek Legal Services Clinic; director, Clinical Legal Education;
Clinical Professor of Law
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Areas of Expertise: Law and aging, Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security,
legal issues affecting the elderly, disabled, and poor
Degrees: BA, Barnard College; JD, Columbia University


Malvina-Halberstam-e1426598547355-110x110Malvina Halberstam
Professor of Law
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Areas of Expertise: International law, US foreign relations law,
international criminal law, human rights, the Arab-Israeli conflict, laws on terrorism
Degrees: BA, Brooklyn College, City University of New York; JD, MIA, Columbia University


Photo_Hamilton_Aqua_5_1_14Marci A. Hamilton
Paul R. Verkuil Chair in Public Law
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Areas of Expertise: Constitutional law, First Amendment, law & religion,
intellectual property law
Degrees: B.A. Vanderbilt University, M.A. Pennsylvania State University,
J.D. University of Pennsylvania


Michale-Herz-67005_2G-79-e1427121677556-110x110Michael Eric Herz
Professor of Law and Codirector, Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy
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Areas of Expertise: Environmental law, administrative law, constitutional law
Degrees: B.A. Swarthmore College, J.D. University of Chicago


Justin-Hughes-110x110Justin Hughes
Assistant Professor of Law, Director of The Intellectual Property Program
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Areas of Expertise:
Intellectual property law, law of cyberspace,
copyright, trademark
Degrees: BA, Oberlin College; JD, Harvard University


Lela Porter LoveLela Porter Love
Director, Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution and Cardozo Mediation Clinic;
Professor of Law
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Areas of Expertise: Alternative dispute resolution, mediation, arbitration
Degrees: BA, Harvard University; MEd, Virginia Commonwealth University;
JD, Georgetown University


Monroe-Price-e1427121887193-110x110Monroe Price
Director, Howard M. Squadron Program in Law, Media and Society;
Joseph and Sadie Danciger Professor of Law
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Areas of Expertise: International broadcasting, media studies and law,
copyright and the arts, cable television
Degrees: BA, LLB, Yale University


Sheri-Rosenberg-e1427121951275-110x110Sheri Rosenberg
Director, Human Rights and Genocide Clinic; deputy director,
Program in Holocaust and Human Rights Studies
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Areas of Expertise: International law, international human rights,
international criminal law, minority rights, ethnic conflicts, genocide
Degrees: BA, New York University; JD, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law;
LLM, Columbia Law School


David-Rudenstine-e1427122016465-110x110David Rudenstine
Dean, Sheldon H. Solow Professor of Law, Vice President for Legal Education
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Areas of Expertise: Constitutional law, federal courts, cultural property
Degrees: B.A. M.A.T. Yale University, J.D. New York University


Barry-Scheck-e1427122165975-110x110Barry Scheck
Director, Innocence Project; Professor of Law
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Areas of Expertise:
Criminal law, forensic DNA
Degrees: BS, Yale University; JD, MCP, University of California at Berkeley


Jeanne-Schroeder-e1427122220383-110x110Jeanne Schroeder
Professor of Law
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Areas of Expertise: Securities law, corporate law
Degrees: BA, Williams College; JD, Stanford University


Anthony-Sebok-110x110Anthony Sebok
Professor of Law
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Areas of Expertise:
Tort law and legal philosophy
Degrees: B.A., 1984, Cornell University;M.Phil., 1986,
Oxford University;J.D., 1991, Yale Law School;Ph.D., 1993, Princeton University


Edward_Stein-e1427122388915-110x110Edward Stein
Codirector, Program for Family Law, Policy, and Bioethics; Professor of Law
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Areas of Expertise: Family law, sexual orientation and law, gender and law,
evidence, philosophy of science, epistemology, philosophy of mind, civil rights,
statutory interpretation
Degrees: BA, Williams College; PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology;
JD, Yale University


Suzanne-Stone-e1427122444788-110x110Suzanne Stone
Director, Program in Jewish Law and Interdisciplinary Studies; Professor of Law
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Areas of Expertise:
Jewish law
Degrees: BA, Princeton University; JD Columbia University


Richard-H.-Weisberg-e1427122536817-110x110Richard H. Weisberg
Walter Floersheimer Professor of Constitutional Law and Director,
Program in Holocaust and Human Rights Studies
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Areas of Expertise:
Law and literature, constitutional law, trusts and estates
Degrees: B.A. Brandeis University, Ph.D. Cornell University, J.D. Columbia University


Ed-Zelinsky-e1427122633892-110x110Edward Zelinsky
Professor of Law
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Areas of Expertise: Tax law
Degrees: BA, MA, JD, MPhil, Yale University

Medicine

Michael-Alderman-100x110Michael Alderman
Professor, Medicine; Epidemiology & Social Medicine,
Atran Foundation Professor of Social Medicine
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Areas of Expertise: Hypertension
Degrees: BA, Harvard College; MD, Yale Medical School


Nir-Barzilai-110x110Nir Barzilai
Associate Professor, Medicine; Director, Institute for Aging Research
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Areas of Expertise: Genetics (of Ashkenazi Jews) to shed light on longevity, diabetes
Degrees: MD, Israel Institute of Technology Medical School


Michael-Brownlee-110x110Michael Brownlee
Anita and Jack Saltz Professor of Diabetes Research; Professor,
Medicine; Pathology
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Areas of Expertise: Diabetes – biochemical mechanism involved in the
development of diabetes, as well as genetic-based studies
Degrees: BS, Strathmore College; MD, Duke School of Medicine


Robert_Burk-e1427122926219-110x110Robert Burk
Professor, Microbiology & Immunology; Pediatrics;
Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health
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Areas of Expertise: Role of genetics in prostate cancer, role of human papilloma virus in cervix cancer
Degrees: Bachelor’s, McGill University; MD George Washington University
School of Medicine


Nancy-Carrasco-e1427122994262-110x110Nancy Carrasco
Professor, Molecular Pharmacology
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Areas of Expertise: Identified role of iodide in thyroid cancer,
studying similar role with relation to breast cancer
Degrees: BS, Instituto Cultural, Mexico City; MD, MS National Autonomous
Universidad de Mexico


Arturo-Casadevall-e1427123064965-110x110Arturo Casadevall
Selman & Dr. Jaques Mitrani Professor of Cardiology; Professor,
Medicine; Microbiology & Immunology
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Areas of Expertise: Role of microbes in infectious diseases,
countering use of microbes for developing biological weapons
Degrees: BS, Queens College, City University of New York; MS, PhD-MD,
New York University School of Medicine


John-Condeelis-110x110John Condeelis
Professor and Cochair, Anatomy & Structural Biology;Faculty supervisor,
Analytical Imaging Facility
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Areas of Expertise: Countering metastasis in cancer at cellular level
Degrees: BS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; PhD, State University of NY, Albany


NanetteSantoro-e1427123196842-110x110Nanette Santoro
Professor and Co-Chair, Anatomy & Structural Biology; Professor, Cell Biology
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Areas of Expertise: Reproductive health, premenopause and menopause
Degrees: BS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; BS, MD, Albany Medical College of Union


Robert-Singer-110x110Robert Singer
Professor and Co-Chair, Anatomy & Structural Biology; Professor, Cell Biology
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Areas of Expertise: Expression and transit of RNA within cell;
developed technology, in situ hybridization, to view specific nucleic acid sequences
within individual cells
Degrees: BS, Oberlin College; PhD, Brandeis University


Judith-Wylie-Rosett-100x110Judith Wylie-Rosett
Professor, Epidemiology & Social Medicine; Assistant Professor, Medicine
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Areas of Expertise:Nutrition/obesity; diabetes
Degrees: BS, University of Arkansas; EdD, MEd, Teacher’s College of Columbia University

Nuclear Medicine

Ekaterina-Dadachova-e1427125002680-110x110Ekaterina Dadachova
Associate Professor, Nuclear Medicine; Microbiology & Immunology
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Areas of Expertise: Radioimmunotherapy, nuclear medicine, cancer
Degrees: BS; PhD, Moscow State University (Russia)

Pediatrics

Harris-Goldstein-110x110Harris Goldstein
Professor, Pediatrics; Microbiology & Immunology;
Assistant Dean for Scientific Resources; Director, Einstein/MMC Center for AIDS Research
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Areas of Expertise: HIV/AIDS
Degrees: BS, Yeshiva College; MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Psychology

Moshe-Krakowski-110x110Moshe Krakowski
Assistant Professor
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Areas of Expertise: Conceptual change and cognition; Ultra Orthodox Jewish education, worldview, epistemology, and culture in schools; Curriculum development in Judaic studies; problem-based learning
Degrees: PhD, Northwestern University; BS, University of Chicago


Adler-110x110Norman Adler
University Professor and Special Assistant for Curriculum
Development and Research Initiatives
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Areas of Expertise: Neuroendocrinolgy, developmental psychobiology
Degrees: BA, Harvard University; MA, PhD, University of California at Berkeley


William-Arsenio-110x110William Arsenio
Associate Professor of Psychology
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Areas of Expertise:
Children’s emotions and emotional development,
affect and morality, social cognition, children’s social development,
aggression in children
Degrees: PhD, Stanford University


Dr. Chaim NisselChaim NisselDirector of the YU Counseling Centers and Assistant Professor of Psychology
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Areas of Expertise:
Child Psychology, Depression and Suicide,
Mental Health on College Campus,and Parenting
Degrees: BA, SUNY Purchase; PsyD, MSEd, Pace University


Terry-DiLorenzo-110x110Terry DiLorenzo
Associate Professor of Psychology
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Areas of Expertise: Perceived risk and chronic disease, multiple sclerosis, aging
Degrees: BA, Rutgers University; MA, PhD Yeshiva University


Abraham-Givner-110x110Abraham Givner
Director, Combined School-Clinical Child Psychology;
Ferkauf-Silverstein Professor of School Psychology
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Areas of Expertise: Role of the school psychologist,behavioral assessment and
interventions in the schools, imagery in cognitive and affective functioning
Degrees: PhD, Yeshiva University


Irma-Hilton-110x110Irma Hilton
Professor of Psychology
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Areas of Expertise: Design of child abuse and pregnancy prevention program, sex role development, psychological issues in women’s health
Degrees: PhD, Columbia University


latawebMcGinn58324E-52_medium-e1427126627754-110x110Lata McGinn
Director, Clinical Training Program; Associate Professor of Psychology
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Areas of Expertise: Cognitive behavioral therapy with depression and anxiety
disorders, panic disorder, treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorders
Degrees: PhD, Fordham University


Rona-Novick1-e1427126664931-110x110Rona Novick
Dean of the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration,
Assoc Professor of Psychology at AECOM in the Department of Child and
Adolescent Psychiatry
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Areas of Expertise: Parenting, Trauma and children, bully prevention,
social development, positive behavior support, family-school partnerships,
anxiety in children, school consultation, preschool/early childhood behavior difficulties.
Degrees: PHD in Clinical Psychology from Rutgers University, Masters Degree in
Psychology from Rutgers, Bachelors in Psychology from SUNY Binghamton


David-Pelcovitz-110x110David Pelcovitz
Professor of Education and Psychology
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Areas of Expertise: Parenting, adolescent development, family trauma, child abuse,
at-risk children
Degrees: BA, MS, Brooklyn College, City University of New York; PhD,
University of Pennsylvania


Marcel-Perlman-110x110Marcel Perlman
Chairman, Division of Behavioral Sciences; Professor of Psychology
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Areas of Expertise: Forensic psychology, public policy, clinical supervision
Degrees: BA, MS, PhD, Yeshiva University


Eliezer-Schnall-110x110Eliezer Schnall
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology
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Areas of Expertise: health psychology, multicultural psychology clinical psychology
Degrees: PhD, Yeshiva University


Lawrence-Siegel-e1427127252853-110x110Lawrence Siegel
Dean, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology; Professor of Psychology
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Areas of Expertise: Behavior disorders of children and adolescents,
pediatric psychology, stress and coping, adolescent risk behaviors, childhood
depression and suicide
Degrees: PhD, Case Western Reserve University


Louise-Silverstein-110x110Louise Silverstein
Associate Professor of Psychology
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Areas of Expertise: Family therapy, parenting and fathering,
alternative family structure, feminist therapy, infant and childcare, multicultural issues
Degrees: PhD, New York University


Sonia_Suchday-e1427127413578-110x110Sonia Suchday
Associate Professor of Psychology; Director, Clinical Psychology Health Emphasis Program;
Associate Director, Center for Public Health Services
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Areas of Expertise: Psychosocial predictors of heart disease
Degrees: PhD, West Virginia University


Charles-Swencionis-110x110Charles Swencionis
Associate Professor of Psychology
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Areas of Expertise: Treatment of obesity in adults and children,
obesity treatment in cardiovascular risk, quality of life in antihypertensive treatment
Degrees: PhD, Stanford University


Vance_Zemon-e1427127577500-110x110Vance Zemon
Associate Professor of Psychology
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Areas of Expertise: Visual processing, sensory-motor systems,
neural signals, learning theory, neurodiagnostics and neurotesting
Degrees: PhD, Northeastern University


Richard-Zweig-110x110Richard Zweig
Assistant Professor of Psychology
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Areas of Expertise: Graduate training in clinical gero-psychology,
depression and personality disorders in older adults, the measurement of social adjustment,
and psychotherapy with the elderly
Degrees: PhD, Northwestern University


Harvey-Babich-110x110Harvey Babich
Professor of Biology
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Areas of Expertise: In vitro toxicology, genetics, microbiology oxidative stress,
tissue culture
Degrees: BA, Yeshiva University; MS, Long Island University; PhD, New York University

Sciences

Lea-Blau-e1427127800399-110x110Lea Blau
Professor of Chemistry
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Areas of Expertise: Effect of toxic agents on human cells- particularly the membranes
Degrees: BSc, MSc, Israel Institute of Technology; PhD, Weizmann Institute of Science


Gabriel-Cwilich-110x110Gabriel Cwilich
Associate Professor of Physics; Division Coordinator,
Natural and Mathematical Sciences
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Areas of Expertise: Condensed matter theorist,
disordered materials and the theory of coherent propagation in random systems
Degrees: Licenciado en Fisica, University of Buenos Aires; MS, PhD, Rutgers University


Joseph-Danto-110x110Joseph Danto
Professor of Speech Pathology/Audiology
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Areas of Expertise: Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring for
spine/neck/back/brain surgery, noise and effects of noise, hearing loss of infants and adults
Degrees: BA, Brooklyn College, City University of New York; PhD,
Graduate Center, City University of New York


Joseph-DeSantis-110x110Joseph DeSantis
Assistant Professor of Biology
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Areas of Expertise:
Degrees: BA, Hunter College, City University of New York; MS,
Fordham University; PhD, Graduate Center, City University of New York


Carl-Feit-e1427127997716-110x110Carl Feit
Dr. Joseph and Rachel Ades Professor of Pre-Health Sciences;
Associate Professor of Biology
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Areas of Expertise: Immunology and cancer diagnosis, interface of science and religion
Degrees: BA, Yeshiva University; PhD, Rutgers University


Anatoly-Frenkel-1024x677-e1427128028784-110x110Anatoly Frenkel
Professor of Physics
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Areas of Expertise: Structure-property relationships in nanoclusters;
in situ studies of nucleation and growth, metal-insulator transitions in vanadium oxides,
in situ studies of chemical kinetics, development of synchrotron techniques
Degrees: MS, St. Petersburg University; PhD, Tel Aviv University


Thomas-H.-Otway-110x110Thomas H. Otway
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Physics
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Areas of Expertise: Partial differential equations, mathematical physics, geometric
Degrees: BA, New York University; PhD, Polytechnic University of New York


Barry-Potvin-110x110Barry Potvin
Professor of Biology
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Areas of Expertise: Glycobiology, stem cell biology, inherited diseases,
mammalian development and differentiation
Degrees: BA, Brandeis University; PhD, University of North Carolina


Chaya-Rapp-e1427128493199-110x110Chaya Rapp
Clinical Associate Professor of Chemistry
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Areas of Expertise: Protein structure, prediction, general chemistry education
Degrees: BA, MA, PhD, Columbia University


Fredy-Zypman-e1427128556911-110x110Fredy Zypman
Professor of Physics
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Areas of Expertise: Nanotechnology, magnetic resonance imaging,
probe microscopies, physics of materials, self organized criticality,
industrial physics, quantum structures
Degrees: Bachelor in Basic Engineering Sciences, Universidad de la Republica,
Uruguay; BS, Universidad Simon Bolivar, Venezuela; MS, PhD, Case Western Reserve University

Social Welfare

Charles-Auerbach-e1427128632923-110x110Charles Auerbach
Professor
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Areas of Expertise: Prevention of homelessness, health care, computer
applications for the social sciences
Degrees: BA, Brooklyn College, City University of New York; MSW,
Adelphi University; PhD, Fordham University


Nancy-Beckerman-e1427128745964-110x110Nancy Beckerman
Professor
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Areas of Expertise: Family and marital counseling, HIV/AIDS, social work
in health care, ethics in social work
Degrees: MSW, Hunter College, City University of New York; DSW,
Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University


Susan-Bendor-110x110Susan Bendor
Associate Professor
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Areas of Expertise: Aging, loss and bereavement, prevention,
advocacy, hospice and health care
Degrees: BSC, Bishop’s University; MSW,
Adelphi University; DSW City University of New York


Martin_Birnbaum-110x110Martin Birnbaum
Beate and Henry Voremberg Professor of Social Group Work
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Areas of Expertise: Group work in social work education, group
work in child welfare, staff training for the development of group services, cultural
diversity in social work practice
Degrees: BA, MSW, University of Buffalo; PhD, New York University


Richard-Caputo-e1427128946158-110x110Richard Caputo
Professor
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Areas of Expertise: Family poverty, income dynamics, social justice, social policy
Degrees: BA, Brooklyn College, City University of New York; MA, Iowa State
University; MSW, Arizona State University; PhD, University of Chicago


cleamns-e1427129894652-110x110Shantih ClemansAssistant Professor
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Areas of Expertise: Sexual violence, domestic violence, vicarious
traumatization, feminist theory and practice, multicultural practice, group work
Degrees: BA, Hood College; MSW, State University of New York at Albany;
DSW, City University of New York


Jonathan-Fast57297A-60-e1427129983234-97x110Jonathan Fast
Associate Professor
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Areas of Expertise: School rampage killing, school shooters, school safety,
adolescence, hysteria
Degrees: BA, Sarah Lawrence College; MSW, Columbia University;
DSW, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University


Susan-Mason-110x110Susan Mason
Professor
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Areas of Expertise: Evidence-based practice, mental health, psychology,
social welfare, research, social work practice
Degrees: BA, City College, City University of New York; MAT,
University of Chicago; MS, New York University; MSSW, PhD, New York University


Daniel-Pollack-110x110Daniel Pollack
Professor
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Areas of Expertise: Adoption, foster care, child abuse, liability,
risk management, policy
Degrees: BA, Oberlin College; MSSA, Case Western Reserve University; JD,
Cleveland Marshall College of Law


shield-110x110Gertrude Rutkove Sanders
Associate Professor

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Areas of Expertise: Gerontology, caregiving, women’s issues,
human behavior log assignment, horticultural therapy
Degrees: BA, New York University; MSSW, DSW, Columbia University School of Social Work


David-Strug-e1427387182165-110x110David Strug
Associate Professor
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Areas of Expertise: AIDS, clinical mental health interventions, Cuban and Hispanic culture, gerontology, international social work, mental health, substance abuse
Degrees: BA, Temple University; MPH, University of California, Berkeley;
MSW, Hunter College; PhD, Columbia University


Jay-Sweifach-110x110Jay Sweifach
Associate Professor
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Areas of Expertise: Domestic violence, Jewish communal service,
groupwork education,
use of information technology, HIV education
Degrees: BS, Montclair State University; MSW, DSW,
Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University


Charles-Trent-110x110Charles Trent
Associate Professor
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Areas of Expertise: Community practice/organization,
social service administration/management, social policy, decision-making, adult learning and education
Degrees: BA, Pace University; MSW, New York University; PhD, Fordham University


Rozetta-Wilmore-Schaeffer-110x110Rozetta Wilmore-Schaeffer
Associate Professor
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Areas of Expertise: Mental health issues, children/adolescents and families, aging, teaching practice
Degrees: BA, Trenton University; MSW, Smith College School of Social Work; PhD,
Seton Hall University

US Politics and World Affairs

Ruth-Bevan-110x110Ruth Bevan
David W. Petegorsky Professor of Political Science; director,
Rabbi Arthur Schneier Center for International Affairs
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Areas of Expertise:
French and German politics, role of culture in postmodern state, democratization of culture, New World Order politics
Degrees: BA, Grinnell College; MA, University of Massachusetts; PhD, New York University


Bryan-Daves-110x110Bryan Daves
Assistant Professor of Political Science
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Areas of Expertise: International relations, comparative politics of the Middle East and North Africa
Degrees: BS, American University; MA, George Washington University; PhD, Columbia University


Jeffrey-Freedman-e1427387466518-110x110Jeffrey Freedman
Professor of History
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Areas of Expertise: Intellectual and cultural history of the Enlightenment in
German and French speaking Europe
Degrees: BA, University of Rochester; MA, PhD, Princeton University


Hadassa-Kosak-110x110Hadassa Kosak
Associate Professor of History
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Areas of Expertise: History of Palestine, American social movements,
immigration in America
Degrees: BA, Hebrew University; MA, Hunter College, City University of New York;
PhD, Graduate Center, City University of New York


Joseph-Luders-110x110Joseph Luders
David and Ruth Gottesman Professor of Political Science
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Areas of Expertise: American racial politics, social movements, public policy
Degrees: BA, Evergreen State College; MA, PhD, New School for Social Research


Ellen-Wolf-Schrecker-e1427387602500-110x110Ellen Wolf Schrecker
Professor of History
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Areas of Expertise:McCarthy era, anti-communist political repression in
the US during the Cold War, history of the US Communist Party, Hollywood
blacklisting, the Rosenberg and Hiss cases, academic freedom
Degrees: BA, Radcliffe College; MA, PhD, Harvard University


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