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Steven Carr  (carr@pfw.eduProfessor of Communication; Director, Institute for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (Purdue Fort Wayne)

Rachel L. Einwohner ( Professor of Sociology

Daniel H. Frank ( Professor of Philosophy; Director, Jewish Studies Program

Stacy E. Holden ( Associate Professor of History

Rebekah A. Klein-Pejšová ( Associate Professor of History & Jewish Studies; Director, Human Rights Program

Maren Linett ( Professor of English; Director, Critical Disabilities Studies Program

Olga Lyanda-Geller ( Assistant Professor of Russian and Jewish Studies

Daniel Morris ( Professor of English

Ashley M. Purpura ( Associate Professor of Religious Studies

Jennifer William ( Professor of German; Head, School of Languages and Cultures

Emeritus Faculty

Fritz Cohen ( Professor Emeritus of German

Sandor Goodhart ( Professor Emeritus of English

Robert Melson ( Professor Emeritus of Political Science

Lawrence J. Mykytiuk ( Associate Professor Emeritus of Library Science

Stuart Robertson ( Lecturer Emeritus in Biblical Hebrew


Marianne Blickenstaff ( Lecturer in Biblical Hebrew and Religious Studies

Alon Kantor ( Lecturer in Modern Hebrew and Israel Studies

Thomas Ryba (ryba@purdue.eduSenior Lecturer in Religious Studies; Director, Religious Studies Program  


Glenn Dynner (  Editor, Shofar

Ranen Omer-Sherman ( Editor, Shofar

Rebekah A. Klein-Pejšová ( Editor, Shofar

Alon Kantor ( Book Review Editor, Shofar

Nina J. Haberer ( CLA Academic Advisor

Kayla Scott ( Program Coordinator


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