Expertise: American literature. Romanticism. Composition. Philosophy of education. Literature of the American South, Literature of the Civil War, Poetry.
Expertise: Modern Russia and Modern Germany, History of Globalization, Religion
Expertise: Medical anthropology; the anthropology of religion, gender, and the body; anthropology of death and dying; medical aid-in-dying; Ethiopia; sub-Saharan Africa; United States.
Expertise: Metaphysics. Epistemology. Medical ethics.
Expertise: Roman and Medieval history.
Expertise: Talmud. Midrash. Liturgy. The History of Judaism, The Ancient Western Canon. Ethics of war and conflict.
Areas of Expertise: Domestic terrorism. Islam in the West. Immigration and social cohesion. Europe.
Expertise: Social-cultural theory; anthropology of aging.; gender and sexuality; person and self; medical anthropology; immigrant and transnational communities; understandings of modernity; South Asia; South Asian Americans; U.S. cultural-historical practices of aging.
Expertise: Philosophy of education. Jewish education. Hermeneutics and the epistemology of the humanities. Scholarship of teaching classical Jewish texts.
Expertise: Jewish Thought, Israel and Zionism, Study of Religion, Political Thought
Expertise: Romanticism. Poetry. Literature and philosophy: subjectivity and self-conflict.
Expertise: Modern European Jewish intellectual history, history of Jewish nationalism and zionism, modern European intellectual history and the history of continental philosophy. A special interest in modern German Jewish thought, and the impact of European Jewish refugees on the American, European, and Israeli public sphere as well as the academy.
Expertise: Modernism, Contemporary British, Narrative Theory, Continental Philosophy, Elegy, Trauma and Witnessing, Secularization
Expertise: Early modern European history, especially Germany. World History.
Expertise: Conflict transformation, Peacebuilding, Countering violent extremism, Interfaith dialogue, Problem solving, Historical conciliation, Integration of Western and Indigenous reconciliation processes, Training and capacity building of indigenous communities, Conflict assessment, Post-conflict reconstruction
Expertise: Modern Hebrew Literature, Israel Studies, Feminist Theory, Psychoanalysis, Trauma Studies, Disability Studies andFilm Studies
Expertise: Greek and Latin literature; Roman and Greek history.
Expertise: Chinese and Asian Modern Art.