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

  • Derek Collins
    Professor of Greek and Latin and Associate Dean, Humanities, Department of Classical Studies, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  • Deborah Dash Moore
    Frederick G L Huetwell Professor, Professor of History, Professor of Judaic Studies and Director, Judaic Studies Program, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  • Mikhail Krutikov
    Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature and Associate Professor of Judaic Studies, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  • Deborah Keller-Cohen
    Professor of Linguistics, Professor of Women's Studies, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, Professor of Education, School of Education and Assoc Director, Inst for Res on Women & Gender
  • Julian Levinson
    Samuel Shetzer Endowed Professor of Jewish American Studies, Associate Professor of English Language and Literature and Associate Professor of Judaic Studies, College of Literature, Science and the Arts
  • Rachel Neis
    Associate Professor of Judaic Studies, Associate Professor of History, 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

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
  • 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