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AJS Board and Committees

Board of Directors

Officers of the Association for Jewish Studies to serve a two-year term (December 2015–December 2017) until the Annual Meeting in 2017:

  • Pamela Nadell (American University) President
  • Christine Hayes (Yale University) Vice President/Program
  • Jeffrey Veidlinger (University of Michigan) Vice President/Membership and Outreach
  • Magda Teter (Fordham University) Vice President/Publications
  • Zachary Baker (Stanford University) Secretary/Treasurer

Members of the Board of Directors to serve a three-year term (December 2016–December 2019) until the Annual Meeting in 2019:

  • Karla Goldman (University of Michigan)
  • Robin Judd (Ohio State University)
  • Laura Levitt (Temple University)
  • Andrea Lieber (Dickinson College)
  • Michael A. Meyer (HUC-JIR)
  • Steven Weitzman (University of Pennsylvania)

Members of the Board of Directors to serve a three-year term (December 2015–December 2018) until the Annual Meeting in 2018:

  • Maya Balakirsky Katz (Touro College)
  • Kimmy Caplan (Bar-Ilan University)
  • Ari Kelman (Stanford University)
  • Erica Lehrer (Concordia University)
  • Rachel Neis (University of Michigan)
  • Anna Shternshis (University of Toronto)

Members of the Board of Directors to serve a three-year term (December 2014–December 2017) until the Annual Meeting in 2017:

  • Lila Corwin Berman (Temple University)
  • Shaul Kelner (Vanderbilt University)
  • Hartley Lachter (Lehigh University)
  • James Loeffler (University of Virginia)
  • Noam Pianko (University of Washington)
  • Annie Polland (Tenement Museum)

Honorary Directors

  • Jonathan Sarna (Brandeis University)
  • Jeffrey Shandler (Rutgers University)

Ex officio

  • Carol Bakhos (University of California, Los Angeles), Editor, AJS Review
  • Jonathan Hess (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Editor, AJS Perspectives
  • Laura Lieber (Duke University), Editor, AJS Perspectives
  • Adam Shear (University of Pittsburgh), Editor, AJS Review

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