Jewish Studies Principal Faculty

Nathaniel Deutsch

  • Title
    • Director of the Center for Jewish Studies
    • Distinguished Professor and Baumgarten Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies
  • Department
    • History Department
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Humanities Building 1, 331 Humanities 1
  • Office Hours Fall 2023: Mondays 12:00am to 2:00pm by appointment
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Jewish Studies and Judaism, Religion and Secularism, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, African American / Black Studies, Hebrew, Yiddish, Ethnography
  • Summary of Expertise

    Modern Jewish history; Hasidism; History of Religions, African American Islam; history of eugenics in the United States; Gnosticism

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Alma Rachel Heckman

  • Title
    • Neufeld-Levin Chair of Holocaust Studies
    • Associate Professor
  • Department
    • History Department
    • Jewish Studies
  • Phone
    831-459-2465
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Stevenson College Academic Building, 277
  • Office Hours Fall 2023: Tuesdays 12-1pm and by appointment
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Jewish Studies and Judaism, Middle East Studies, Mediterranean Studies
  • Summary of Expertise

    Modern Jewish History

    Modern History of North Africa and the Middle East

     

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Bruce A Thompson

  • Title
    • Jewish Studies Academic Advising Coordinator
    • Continuing Lecturer
  • Department
    • History Department
    • Literature Department
  • Phone
    831-459-3467 (office)
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Stevenson College Academic Building, 276 Stevenson College
  • Office Hours Winter 2024: Monday and Wednesday @ 2:45-4:45
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise California History, Climate Change, Environmental History, European Studies, Film, History, Jewish Studies and Judaism, Religion and Secularism, War
  • Summary of Expertise

    European history, Jewish history and literature.

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Anne Kreps

  • Title
    • Associate Professor
  • Department
    • History Department
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Humanities Building 1, 232
  • Office Hours Winter 2024: Thursdays 9-11 (in person) or email for Zoom appointment
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Ancient World / Classics, Mediterranean Studies, Religion and Secularism
  • Summary of Expertise

    Second Temple Judaism, Early Christianity, History of the Ancient Near East, New Religious Movements, Methods and Theories for the Study of Read more ...

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