Judaic Studies, Minor

Mather House 215
Phone: 216.368.5156
Jay Geller, Program Director

Program Overview

The Judaic Studies Program offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the history, religion, social experience, and culture of the Jewish people. By bringing a variety of fields and disciplines to bear on its subject, the program intends to convey to students the complex interaction of forces that create and express Jewish ethnic and religious identity. Students completing the program will have a broad knowledge of the field along with the tools necessary for continued study of Jewish civilization in all its manifestations.

Undergraduate Policies

For undergraduate policies and procedures, please review the Office of Undergraduate Studies section of the General Bulletin.

Program Faculty

Jay Geller, PhD
(Yale University)
Samuel Rosenthal Professor of Judaic Studies; Professor, Department of History; Director, Program in Judaic Studies
Modern European Jewish history

Alanna Cooper, PhD
(Boston University)
Abba Hillel Silver Chair of Jewish Studies; Assistant Professor, Department of Religious Studies
Anthropology, material culture, Jews of Muslim lands, the American Jewish community