UNC Jewish Studies Faculty
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|Yaakov Ariel Associate Director for the Center and Professor, Department of Religious Studies. Areas of research: Jewish-Christian relations; Mission to the Jews and Jewish conversions to Christianity; new Jewish religious movements; American Judaism.
Phone: 919-962-3930 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Karen Auerbach Stuart E. Eizenstat Fellow and Assistant Professor, Department of History. Areas of research: modern Jewish history; East European Jewish history; Polish Jews in 19-20th centuries; Jewish publishing in Poland. Email:email@example.com|
|Christopher Browning Frank Porter Graham Distinguished Professor of History, Department of History. Areas of research: history of the holocaust.
Phone: 919-962-2371 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Flora Cassen MA and Sonja van der Horst Fellow in Jewish History and Culture, assistant professor, Department of History. Areas of research: Medieval and Early Modern Jewish History, European history from 10th – 18th centuries.
|Marcie Cohen Ferris Associate professor, Department of American Studies, and Coordinator of Southern Studies. Areas of research: history of the Jewish south; American Jewish women’s history; American Jewish culture; and the foodways and material culture of the American South.
Phone: 919-843-9881 Email: email@example.com
|Maria DeGuzman Professor and Director of Latina/o Studies,
Department of English and Comparative Literature. Co-chair, Hispano-, Latin American-, Latina/o-Jewish Cultural Production Working Group
|Gregory Flaxman, Associate Professor, Department of English and Adjunct Professor, Department of Communications Studies.
|Jonathan M. Hess Moses M. and Hannah L. Malin Distinguished Professor, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures and Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies. Areas of research: German-Jewish literature, culture and history.
|David Lambert Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible, Department of Religious Studies. Areas of research: Hebrew Bible; ancient Israelite religious practices and society; late Second Temple Judaism; the history of biblical interpretation; development of religious terminology; Western notions of the self and interiority; history of Jewish thought.
Phone: 919-962-5666 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
| Jodi Magness Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism, Department of Religious Studies. Areas of research: early Judaism; archaeology of Palestine
Phone: 919-962-3928 Email: email@example.com
|Evyatar Marienberg E.J. and Sara Evans Assistant Professor of Jewish History and Culture. Areas of research: Rabbinic Judaism and Jewish law; contemporary Catholicism; regulation of sexuality; social history in the Middle Ages; rituals; reception of Vatican II.
Phone: 919-962-3939 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Rosa Perelmuter Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures. Areas of research: Colonial Spanish American literature, contemporary Spanish American narrative, Latino literature and culture, and Jewish Cuba.
Phone: (919) 604-5858 Email: email@example.com
|Yaron Shemer Levine/Sklut Fellow in Jewish Studies, assistant professor of Modern Hebrew Literature and Israeli Culture in the Department of Asian Studies. Areas of research: Ethnic studies, cultural studies, Israeli culture and society, Middle Eastern cinema.
Phone: 919-962-5428 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Ruth von Bernuth Director, Carolina Center for Jewish Studies and assistant professor of early modern German Studies (1500-1750), Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures. Areas of research: Medieval and Early modern German and Yiddish literature; folly literature and culture; disability studies.
||Joseph Lam Lecturer in Biblical Hebrew, Department of Religious Studies. Areas of research: Ancient Mediterranean Religions, Hebrew Bible in its ancient Near Eastern context; linguistic approaches to Biblical Hebrew; comparative Semitic grammar; ritual and cult in the ancient Near East; metaphor in religious language.
Phone: (919) 962-3927 Email: email@example.com
|Hanna Sprintzik Lecturer in Modern Hebrew, Department of Asian Studies.
|Martin Sueldo, Lecturer in Spanish, Department of Romance Languages.