The following faculty serve as the backbone of the Israel studies curriculum on campus, bolstered by the Hebrew language faculty, visiting professors, and post-doctoral fellows in the Schusterman Center.
Expertise: Modern and contemporary art from a global perspective, with emphasis on issues pertaining to gender, national identity, religion, trauma, exile, hybridity and their manifestations in the creative arts. Her geographical regions of expertise include the Middle East and Mexico.
Expertise: Jewish thought, intellectual history, political thought, legal history
Expertise: Jewish thought, Israel and Zionism, study of religion, political thought
Expertise: Modern Hebrew literature, Israel studies, feminist theory, psychoanalysis, trauma studies, disability studies, film studies
Expertise: American Jewish history and life, Jews in the Americas, American religion
Expertise: Development of Orthodox Judaism in Germany during the 19th century, Orthodox legal writings on conversion in Israel, North America, and Europe; history of modern Jewish religious movements, relationship between religion and state in Israel, American Jewish life
Expertise: Israeli social and political history, modern social history, transnational history, comparative history
Hebrew Language Faculty
Expertise: Hebrew language, educational technology
Expertise: Hebrew language
Expertise: Hebrew language, Israeli culture