Orit Avishai

Orit Avishai is a Professor of Sociology and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Fordham University. Website »

Max Baumgarten

Dr. Max Baumgarten serves as the public policy program manager at the Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs at Cal State LA.

Itamar Ben Ami

Itamar Ben Ami is a research fellow at the Humboldt University’s Faculty of Theology, and a graduate of the ultra-Orthodox yeshiva world.  Website »

Dainy Bernstein

Dainy Bernstein (ey/em/eir) is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s iSchool, studying American Haredi children’s literature.

Hadas Binyamini

Hadas Binyamini is a doctoral candidate at the Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and the Department of History at New York University.

Emmanuel Bloch

Emmanuel Bloch is the Gruss Scholar-in-Residence at NYU Law School.

Yossi David

Yossi David is a senior lecturer in the Department of Communication Studies and the head of the lab for Communication and Social BIAS (Beliefs, Ideologies, Affect, and Stereotypes) Research at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Website »

Nathaniel Deutsch

Nathaniel Deutsch is professor of history and the Baumgarten Endowed Chair of Jewish Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz.  Website »

Yair Ettinger

Yair Ettinger is a former Kogod Research Fellow at Shalom Hartman Institute of North America and an Israeli journalist whose work focuses primarily on religious affairs, the religious and Haredi communities, and their politics.  Website »

Ayala Fader

Ayala Fader is Professor of Anthropology at Fordham University and author of Hidden Heretics: Jewish Doubt in the Digital Age. Website »

Rachel Z. Feldman

Rachel Z. Feldman is an Assistant Professor of Religion at Dartmouth College specialized in the Anthropology of Judaism.

Oren Golan

Oren Golan is a faculty member at the University of Haifa’s Faculty of Education and chair of its program on Education, Culture and Society. Website »

Shira Hanau

Shira Hanau is pursuing a master’s degree in Jewish history at Bar-Ilan University in Israel and was formerly a reporter at the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Website »

Liora R. Halperin

Liora R. Halperin is Professor of History and International Studies at the University of Washington Website »

Harriet J. Hartman

Harriet Hartman, Ph.D. is an Emerita Professor of Sociology at Rowan University and Editor, Contemporary Jewry. Website »

Samuel Heilman

Samuel Heilman is Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Queens College and the Graduate Center CUNY and author most recently of Who Will Lead Us: The Story of Five Hasidic Dynasties in America. Website »

Chumie Juni

Chumie Juni is an Assistant Professor of Religion at Carleton College. Website »

Ben Kasstan

Ben Kasstan (MSc, PhD) is a medical anthropologist and Vice Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Bristol. Website »

Laurence Kotler-Berkowitz

Laurence Kotler-Berkowitz, Ph.D., is Director of Survey Research at Rosov Consulting, a professional services firm working in the Jewish communal sector. Website »

Michal Kravel-Tovi

Michal Kravel-Tovi is a cultural anthropologist at Tel Aviv University. Website »

Jessica Lang

Jessica Lang, PhD, is the interim dean of the George and Mildred Weissman School of Arts and Sciences at Baruch College. Website »

Nissim Leon

Nissim Leon is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Bar-Ilan University. Website »

Shaul Magid

Shaul Magid is a Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College. Website »

Miriam Moster

Miriam Moster is a doctoral student in sociology, a Mellon Humanities Public Fellow and a Wexner Graduate Fellow. Website »

David N. Myers

David Myers teaches Jewish history at UCLA, where he directs the Luskin Center for History and Policy.  Website »

Zalman Newfield

Schneur Zalman Newfield is an assistant professor of sociology Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY, and the author of Degrees of Separation: Identity Formation While Leaving Ultra-Orthodox Judaism.  Website »

Anshel Pfeffer

Anshel Pfeffer is a British-born Israeli journalist and is a senior correspondent and columnist for Haaretz.  Website »

Bruce A. Phillips

Bruce A. Phillips is Professor of Sociology and Jewish Communal Studies at Hebrew Union College, and University Fellow at Center for Religion and Civic Culture at the University of Southern California.  Website »

Malki Poryes

Malki Poryes is a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology of Education at Ben-Gurion University and a fellow of the Ariane de Rothschild Foundation Scholarship.

Michal Raucher

Michal Raucher is Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies at Rutgers University.  Website »

Leah Rosenberg

Leah Rosenberg, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She has participated in research and educational program development based on the care of patients with high levels of religious coping, particularly those of Jewish and Haredi background.

Nora Rubel

Nora Rubel is the Jane and Alan Batkin Chair in Jewish Studies at the University of Rochester.
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Shira E Schwartz

Shira Schwartz is an Assistant Professor and the Phyllis Backer Professor of Jewish Studies and Religion at Syracuse University.  Website »

Naomi Seidman

Naomi Seidman is the Chancellor Jackman Professor of the Arts in the Department for the Study of Religion and the Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies at the University of Toronto, and a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow. Website »

Joshua Shanes

Joshua Shanes is Associate Professor of Jewish Studies, and Director of the Center for Israel Studies, at the College of Charleston. Website »

Ira Sheskin

Ira M. Sheskin, Ph.D., is the Director of the Jewish Demography Project of the Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies at the University of Miami. . Website »

Sam Shuman

Sam Shuman holds the Rabin-Shvidler joint postdoctoral fellowship in Jewish Studies at Columbia University and Fordham University. Website »

Karen E. H. Skinazi

Karen E. H. Skinazi is Associate Professor of Literature and Culture and Director of Liberal Arts at the University of Bristol. Website »

Daniel Staetsky

Dr. Daniel Staetsky is a Senior Research Fellow at JPR and Director of its European Jewish Demography Unit. Website »

Eliyahu Stern

Eliyahu Stern is Associate Professor of Modern Jewish Intellectual and Cultural History in the Departments of Religious Studies and History at Yale University. Website »

Lea Taragin-Zeller

Lea Taragin-Zeller (she/her) is an Assistant Professor of Cultural Studies and Public Policy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an affiliated scholar at the Reproductive Sociology Research Group (ReproSoc), University of Cambridge. Website »

Mark Trencher

Mark Trencher founded Nishma Resource in 2015 as a non-profit resource to conduct research in the Jewish community, particularly in the Orthodox community and its various segments. Website »

Shayna Weiss

Dr. Shayna Weiss is the Associate Director of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University. Website »

Katharina Hadassah Wendl (Klein)

Katharina Hadassah Wendl (Klein) is a doctoral student in Jewish Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin and works as a researcher for the interdisciplinary project “Materialized Holiness: Torah Scrolls as a codicological, theological, and sociological phenomenon of Jewish scribal culture in the Diaspora.”

Nechumi Yaffe

Nechumi Yaffe is a faculty member in the Department of Public Policy at Tel Aviv University. Website »

Tanya Zion-Waldoks

Dr. Tanya Zion-Waldoks, a lecturer in the Seymour Fox School of Education at Hebrew University, is a gender scholar, feminist activist and mother of four. Website »