Institute Fellows

Each year, the Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies gathers a group of fellows around a specified theme for collaborative research and scholarship.  This diverse and accomplished group includes scholars, musicians, artists, and writers from across the U.S., Israel, Europe, Canada, and South America.

 

  • Jeffrey Abt

    Institute Fellow 2111 Thayer Building

    Religious Ceremonials | Museum Artifacts: Rethinking Jewish Ritual Objects734.763.9047 / abtj@umich.edu


  • Bloom_Efrat

    Efrat Bloom

    Institute Fellow 2111 Thayer Building

    Walter Benjamin's Secular Prayer734.763.9047 / efratb@umich.edu


  • Marc Caplan

    Institute Fellow 2111 Thayer Building

    The Weight of an Epoch: Yiddish Modernism and German Modernity in the Weimar Era734.763.9047 / capmarc@umich.edu


  • Jessica Dubow

    Institute Fellow 2111 Thayer Building

    Thinking Outside the City Walls: Philosophy, Geography and the Radicalism of Judaic Thought734.763.9047 / jdubow@umich.edu


  • Kristen Fermaglich

    Institute Fellow 2111 Thayer Building

    A Rosenberg by Any Other Name734.763.9047 / fermagli@umich.edu


  • Miriamne Krummel

    Institute Fellow 2111 Thayer Building

    The Medieval Postcolonial Jew: In and Out of Time734.763.9047 / krummelm@umich.edu


  • Michael Lowy

    Institute Fellow 2111 Thayer Building

    Secularization/Sacralization in Jewish-German culture : Kafka, Benjamin, Bloch, Fromm734.763.9047 / fmlowy@umich.edu


  • Ariel Mayse

    Institute Fellow 2111 Thayer Building

    Expanding the Boundaries of Holiness': Conceptions of the Sacred in Modern Hasidic Spirituality734.763.9047 / maysea@umich.edu


  • Scott Spector

    Scott Spector

    Institute Fellow 2111 Thayer Building

     The "Secularization Question": Germans, Jews, and the Historical Understanding of Modernity734.763.9047 / spec@umich.edu


  • Guy Strousma

    Institute Fellow 2111 Thayer Building

    The Secularized Study of the Abrahamic Religions in the Nineteenth Century734.763.9047 / gdaliahu@umich.edu


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    Geneviève Zubrzycki

    Institute Fellow 2111 Thayer Building

    Resurrecting the Jew: Philosemitism, Pluralism and Secularism in Contemporary Poland734.763.9047 / genez@umich.edu