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

  • Rachel Neis
    Associate Professor of Judaic Studies, Associate Professor of History, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  • Anita Norich
    Tikva Frymer-Kensky Collegiate Professor, Professor of Judaic Studies and English Language & Literature, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  • Shachar Pinsker
    Associate Professor of Judaic Studies and Near Eastern Studies, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  • Sidonie Smith
    Mary Fair Croushore Professor, Director, Institute for the Humanities, Professor of English Language and Literature and Professor of Women's Studies, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  • Ronald Suny
    William H Sewell, Jr Distinguished University Professor of History, Professor of History and Professor of 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
  • Ray Scheindlin
    The Jewish Theological Seminary of America
  • Kay Kaufman Shelamay
    Harvard University
  • James E. Young
    University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • Steven J. Zipperstein
    Stanford University