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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 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)

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)

Honorary Directors

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

Ex officio

  • Carol Bakhos (University of California, Los Angeles), Editor, AJS Review
  • Laura Lieber (Duke University), Editor, AJS Perspectives
  • Adam Shear (University of Pittsburgh), Editor, AJS Review

Committees