Jewish Studies Principal Faculty

Bettina Aptheker

  • Title
    • Distinguished Professor
    • UC Presidential Co-Chair, Feminist Critical Race & Ethnic Studies
  • Department
    • Feminist Studies Department
    • Humanities Division
  • Phone
    831-459-2116
  • Email
  • Office Location Humanities 1, Rm 340
  • Summary of Expertise Broad areas in Feminist Studies including critical race, queer theory, sexual violence, reproductive freedom. African American feminist history, Jewish women's culture, African American and women's Read more ...
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Dorian Bell

  • Title
    • Associate Professor
  • Department
    • Literature Department
    • Jewish Studies
  • Phone
    215-840-7542
  • Email
  • Office Location Humanities 1 227
  • Office Hours Spring 2017: T 3:30-5 and by appt
  • Summary of Expertise

    19th-21st century French culture and history; histories of empire, anti-Semitism, and race; spatial theory; critical race theory; globalization and migration; digital culture; film studies

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Mark Cioc

  • Title
    • Professor
  • Department
    • History Department
  • Phone
    831-295-6000 (cell)
  • Email
  • Office Location 281 Stevenson College
  • Office Hours Spring 2017: On Leave
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Border Studies, Environmental History, German Studies
  • Summary of Expertise

    U.S.-Mexico borderlands, public history, environmental history, international relations, German history, modern Europe

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Nathaniel Deutsch

  • Title
    • Director of the Institute for Humanities Research
    • Director of the Center for Jewish Studies
    • Professor, Neufeld-Levin Endowed Chair in Holocaust Studies
  • Department
    • History Department
  • Phone
    831-459-1924 (Message)
  • Email
  • Office Location 331 Humanities 1, 515 Humanities 1
  • Office Hours Spring 2017: TBA
  • 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; African American Islam; history of eugenics in the United States

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Alma Rachel Heckman

  • Title
    • Assistant Professor
  • Department
    • History Department
    • Jewish Studies
  • Phone
    831-459-2465
  • Email
  • Office Location 277 Stevenson College
  • Office Hours Spring 2017: Thursdays, 12-2pm
  • 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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Jonathan S Levitow

  • Title
    • Lecturer in Yiddish
  • Department
    • Languages and Applied Linguistics
  • Phone
    831-459-2054 (office)
  • Email
  • Office Location N/A
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Daniel L Selden

  • Title
    • Professor
  • Department
    • Literature Department
  • Phone
    831-459-2175 (Office), 831-423-0862 (Message), 831-706-8060 (cell)
  • Email
  • Office Location Humanities 1 639
  • Office Hours Monday 3:30-4:45 PM
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Ancient World / Classics; Literature; Middle East Studies; Bilingualism, Multilingualism; Critical Theory; Cultural Studies; Globalization; Film; Mediterranean Studies; Jewish Studies and Judaism
  • Summary of Expertise

    Classics
    Egyptology
    Hellenistic Literature
    Mediterranean Studies
    Poetics
    Literary Theory
    Philosophy
    Opera
    Film Studies
    Reception Studies
    Politics Read more ...

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Galia Stein‑Rosen

  • Title
    • Lecturer in Hebrew
  • Department
    • Languages and Applied Linguistics
  • Phone
    831-459-2054 (office), 831-459-2609 (msg)
  • Email
  • Office Location 106 Cowell College
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Avi Tchamni

  • Title
    • Lecturer in Music
  • Department
    • Music Department
  • Phone
    831-459-2019
  • Email
  • Office Location Music Center 288
  • Office Hours Tuesday, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
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Bruce A Thompson

  • Title
    • Continuing Lecturer
  • Department
    • History Department
    • Literature Department
  • Phone
    831-459-3467 (office)
  • Email
  • Office Location 276 Stevenson College
  • Office Hours Spring 2017: MW @ 2:00-4:00
  • 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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