Our speakers represent the leading minds of Jewish Studies, including over 80 scholars from over 50 universities and institutions of Higher-Education. Click on speaker name for full bios and lecture titles.

Edna Aizenberg, Manhattan Marymount College
Joyce Antler, Brandeis University
Yael S. Aronoff, Michigan State University
Zachary M. Baker, Stanford University
Carol Bakhos, University of California, Los Angeles
Maya Balakirsky Katz, Touro College
Samantha Baskind, Cleveland State University
Murray Baumgarten, University of California, Santa Cruz
Dean Bell, Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership
Yitzhak Berger, Hunter College of the City University of New York
Jay R. Berkovitz, University of Massachusetts Amherst
David J. Biale, University of California, Davis
Ra’anan Boustan, University of California, Los Angeles
Ross Brann, Cornell University
Michael Brenner, American University
Marc Zvi Brettler, Duke University
Kimmy Caplan, Bar-Ilan University
Judah M. Cohen, Indiana University
Steven M. Cohen, HUC-JIR, New York
Julia Philips Cohen, Vanderbilt University
David G. Dalin, Ave Maria University
Deborah Dash Moore, University of Michigan
Arnold Dashefsky, University of Connecticut at Storrs
Lynn R. Davidman, University of Kansas
Jonathan Decter, Brandeis University
Nathaniel Deutsch, University of California, Santa Cruz
Hasia Diner, New York University
Glenn Dynner, Sarah Lawrence College
David H. Ellenson, Brandeis University
David Engel, New York University
Steven Fine, Yeshiva University
Reuven Firestone, HUC-JIR, Los Angeles
David M. Freidenreich, Colby College
Richard A. Freund, University of Hartford
Jane Gerber, CUNY Graduate Center
Robert Goldenberg, Stony Brook University, SUNY
Matt Goldish, The Ohio State University
Atina Grossman, Cooper Union
Jeffrey S. Gurock, Yeshiva University
Rachel Havrelock, University of Illinois at Chicago
Christine E. Hayes, Yale University
Samuel Heilman, CUNY Graduate Center, Queens College
Susannah Heschel, Dartmouth College
Jonathan M. Hess, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Anne Golomb Hoffman, Fordham University
Sara R. Horowitz, York University
Gershon D. Hundert, McGill University
Robin Judd, The Ohio State University
Richard Kalmin, The Jewish Theological Seminary
Ephraim Kanarfogel, Yeshiva University
Marion Kaplan, New York University
Thomas Pegelow Kaplan, Appalachian State University
Debra Renee Kaufman, Northeastern University
Shaul Kelner, Vanderbilt University
Melissa R. Klapper, Rowan University
David Kraemer, The Jewish Theological Seminary
Jack Kugelmass, University of Florida
Hartley Lachter, Lehigh University
Josh Lambert, Yiddish Book Center
Berel Lang, Wesleyan University
Ruth Langer, Boston College
Lisa Moses Leff, American University
Laura Leibman, Reed College
Amy-Jill Levine, Vanderbilt University
Emily J. Levine, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Laura S. Levitt, Temple University
Lital Levy, Princeton University
Laura Lieber, Duke University
Sara Lipton, Stony Brook University, SUNY
James Loeffler, University of Virginia
Howard Lupovitch, Wayne State University
Jodi Magness, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Vivian Mann, The Jewish Theological Seminary
Ted Merwin, Dickinson College
Michael A. Meyer, HUC-JIR, Cincinnati
Carol Meyers, Duke University
Tony Michels, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Alan L. Mintz, The Jewish Theological Seminary
Leslie Morris, University of Minnesota
David N. Myers, University of California, Los Angeles
Pamela S. Nadell, American University
Rachel Neis, University of Michigan
Anita Norich, University of Michigan
David Novak, University of Toronto
Vanessa Ochs, University of Virginia
Derek J. Penslar, University of Toronto
Shachar Pinsker, University of Michigan
Annie Polland, Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Antony Polonsky, Brandeis University
Riv-Ellen Prell, University of Minnesota
Jonathan Ray, Georgetown University
Sven-Erik Rose, University of California, Davis
Adam Rovner, University of Denver
Marsha Rozenblit, University of Maryland
Jeffrey L. Rubenstein, New York University
David R. Ruderman, University of Pennsylvania
Jonathan D. Sarna, Brandeis University
Leonard Saxe, Brandeis University
Shuly Rubin Schwartz, The Jewish Theological Seminary
Kenneth Seeskin, Northwestern University
Robert M. Seltzer, Hunter College, CUNY
Jeffrey Shandler, Rutgers University
Joshua Shanes, College of Charleston
David Shneer, University of Colorado at Boulder
Jeffrey Shoulson, University of Connecticut at Storrs
Anna Shternshis, University of Toronto
Benjamin D. Sommer, The Jewish Theological Seminary
David Sorkin, Yale University
Sarah Abrevaya Stein, University of California, Los Angeles
Norman A. Stillman, University of Oklahoma
Michael D. Swartz, The Ohio State University
Magda Teter, Fordham University
Francesca Trivellato, Yale University
Ilan Troen, Brandeis University
Jeffrey Veidlinger, University of Michigan
Steven Weitzman, University of Pennsylvania
Beth S. Wenger, University of Pennsylvania
Carol Zemel, York University
Yael Zerubavel, Rutgers University
Wendy Zierler, HUC-JIR, New York
Steven J. Zipperstein, Stanford University