Graduate Supervisors

David Aberbach, Professor
Areas of Interest: Hebrew Language and Literature
Education: B.A.(Univ.Coll.,Lond.), M.Litt., D.Phil.(Oxon.)

Eric Caplan, Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Jewish Education, Contemporary Jewish Thought
Education: B.A. (Tor.), M.A. (Hebrew.U.), PhD.(McG.)

Carlos Fraenkel, Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Jewish Thought; Medieval Philosophy
Education: B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (Freie Univ. Berlin)

Daniel K. HellerAssistant Professor
Areas of Interest: Modern Jewish history; 20th century Eastern Europe; Zionism and the State of Israel; history of childhood and youth; Polish-Jewish Relations; history of humanitarianism and international development
Education: B.A (University of Toronto), Ph.D. (Stanford University)

Gershon D. Hundert, Professor
Area of Interest: European Jewish History
Education: B.A.(Col.), M.A.(Ohio St.), Ph.D.(Col.)
(Leonor Segal Professor of Jewish Studies)

Yael Halevi-Wise, Associate Professor and Chair
Area of Interest: Jewish and Hebrew Literature
Education: B.A.(Hebrew U.), MA (Georgetown), Ph.D.(Princeton)

Lawrence Kaplan, Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Rabbinics, Jewish Law and Philosophy
Education: B.A.(Yeshiva), M.A., Ph.D.(Harv.)

B. Barry Levy, Professor
Areas of Interest: Bible and the History of Jewish Interpretation of the Bible
Education: B.A., M.A., B.R.E.(Yeshiva), Ph.D.(N.Y.U.)

Christopher SilverAssistant Professor
Areas of Interest: Modern Jewish history, 20th century North Africa and Middle East, popular culture and music
Education: B.A. (University of California, Berkeley), M.A. (University of California), Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2017.
(Segal Family Assistant Professor in Jewish History and Culture)

Yuri Vedenyapin
Areas of Interest: Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture; Jewish and East European Music; Religion and Identity; Theatre and Stand-Up Comedy
Education: B.A. (Harvard University), Ph.D. (Columbia University)