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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Michal Raucher

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

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 »

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 »

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 »