Director, Frank and Yetta Chaiken Center for Jewish Studies
Assistant Professor, History
Polly Zavadivker specializes in Modern Jewish History and teaches HIST/JWST146: Introduction to Jewish Culture and History, HIST/JWST250: Comparative Genocide, HIST/JWST254: Jewish Holocaust 1933-1945, HIST267: Imperial Russian History, HIST/WOMS/JWST303: Women in Judaism, HIST/JWST327: History of Antisemitism, HIST339: Jewish Life Before the Holocaust, and HIST/JWST350: Russian Jewish Experience in Literature and Film.
Francis H. Squire Professor of History, Department of History
James Brophy specializes in nineteenth-century German history and teaches courses in modern Europe, nationalism, and the Holocaust.
Associate Professor, Department of History
Rebecca Davis teaches courses that cover immigration, ethnicity, and religion in the United States, including the history of American Jews.
Professor, Philosophy Department
Alan Fox teaches PHIL/JWST204: World Religions.
Supplemental Faculty, Department of History
Michael Frasetto teaches HIST/JWST398: Topics in Medieval History - Medieval Jews, Muslims and Christians, and HIST/JWST398: Topics in Medieval History - Jews Under Cross and Crescent.
Assistant Professor, Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures
Eynat Gutman teaches all levels of Hebrew and is especially interested in language for communication. Additionally, she teaches LLCU/JWST333: Israeli Film, LLCU/JWST335: A Land of Many Faces - Israel Through Time, and LLCU/JWST345: Modern Israel: History & Culture.
Adjunct Professor, Philosophy Department
Karl Hein teaches PHIL/JWST208: Introduction to Jewish Philosophy
Adjunct Professor, History Department
Director, Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society - Hagley Museum & Library
Roger Horowitz teaches HIST/JWST304: Jews and Food, and HIST/JWST327: Jews, Commerce, and Business.
Professor, Political Science & International Relations Department
Stuart Kaufman specializes in ethnic conflict, international security affairs and international relations theory.
John and Dorothy Munroe Distinguished Professor of History
Rudi Matthee teaches HIST380/JWST381: History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict.
Professor, Department of English
George Miller teaches ENGL/JWST202: Biblical and Classical Literature.
Adjunct Professor, English Department
Rabbi Nick Renner teaches ENGL/JWST349: Interpreting Jewish Tradition: Ancient Scrolls to Netflix. He is the Senior Jewish Educator at UD Hillel.
Professor, Theatre Department
Leslie Reidel teaches THEA/JWST212: Jews & American Pop Culture.
Professor, Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures
Bruno Thibault teaches 20th Century Jewish/French Literature.
Assistant Professor, Department of English
Sarah Wasserman teaches ENGL/JWST348: Contemporary Jewish-American Literature.
Associate Professor, Associate Chair, Department of English
Miranda Wilson teaches ENGL/JWST202: Biblical and Classical Literature.