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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 2017–December 2019) until the Annual Meeting in 2019:

  • Christine Hayes (Yale University) President
  • Noam Pianko (University of Washington) Vice President/Program
  • Jeffrey Veidlinger (University of Michigan) Vice President/Membership and Outreach
  • Robin Judd (Ohio State University) Vice President/Publications
  • Kenneth Koltun-Fromm (Haverford College) Secretary/Treasurer

Members of the Board of Directors to serve a three-year term (December 2018–December 2021) until the Annual Meeting in 2021:

  • Rene Bloch (University of Bern)
  • Judith Cohen (York University)
  • Alanna Cooper (Case Western Reserve University)
  • Adam Ferziger (Bar-Ilan University)
  • Martin Kavka (Florida State University)
  • Joshua Shanes (College of Charleston)

Members of the Board of Directors to serve a three-year term (December 2017–December 2020) until the Annual Meeting in 2020:

  • Julia Phillips Cohen (Vanderbilt University)
  • Jason Kalman (HUC-JIR)
  • Josh Lambert (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
  • Lori Lefkovitz (Northeastern University)
  • Laura Leibman (Reed College)
  • Jeffrey Shoulson (University of Connecticut)

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

  • Sarah Bunin Benor (HUC-JIR)
  • Karla Goldman (University of Michigan)
  • Laura Levitt (Temple University)
  • Andrea Lieber (Dickinson College)
  • Michael A. Meyer (HUC-JIR)
  • Steven Weitzman (University of Pennsylvania)

Honorary Directors

  • Pamela S. Nadell (American University)
  • Jonathan Sarna (Brandeis University)

Ex officio

  • Carol Bakhos (University of California, Los Angeles), Editor, AJS Review
  • Chaya Halberstam (King’s University College), Editor, AJS Perspectives
  • Adam Shear (University of Pittsburgh), Editor, AJS Review
  • Mira Sucharov (Carleton University), Editor, AJS Perspectives

Committees