Faculty

Faculty

GreenwaldSarah Greenwald

Full Professor Department of Mathematics

Areas of Research and Service: Jewish communities pre-WWII.

 828.262.2363
greenwaldsj@appstate.edu
http://mathsci2.appstate.edu/~sjg/

HankinsDavis Hankins

Assistant Professor Department of Philosophy and Religion

Areas of teaching and research: Ancient Israelite History and Culture; Second Temple Judaism; Ancient Rabbinic Judaism; the history of the use and influence of the Bible in Jewish communities.

828.262.6610
hankinscd@appstate.edu
philrel.appstate.edu/hankins

HauserAlan Hauser

Full Professor Department of Philosophy and Religion

Areas of Research and Teaching: Ancient Rabbinic Judaism and the development of Oral Torah; Sephardic and Ashkenasic Judaism; the Enlightenment and the rise of modern Jewish religious diversity; the interface of Judaism with American culture, politics, and religion; Jewish biblical interpretation.

828.262.2420
hauseraj@appstate.edu

HorowitzRosemary Horowitz

Full Professor Department of English

Areas of Research and Teaching: Holocaust Studies, Memory Studies, Professional Writing.

828.262.2253
horowitzr@appstate.edu
english.appstate.edu/faculty-staff/rosemary-horowitz

HudnallAmy C. Hudnall, M.A.

Senior Lecturer, Department of History and Department of Cultural, Global, and Women's Studies

Areas of teaching and research: Genocide studies, trauma theory, human rights, and cross-cultural conflict studies

828.262.6541
hudnallac@appstate.edu
http://www.appstate.edu/academics/profiles/id/amy-hudnall

Pegelow KaplanThomas Pegelow Kaplan

Leon Levine Distinguished Professor and Director of the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies, Full Professor, Department of History

Areas of Research and Teaching: Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Modern German History, Modern Jewish History, Global Transatlantic Protest Movements in the Twentieth Century, and History and Theory.

828.252.2311
thomaspegelowkaplan@appstate.edu
holocaust.appstate.edu/about/director

PattiChris Patti

Assistant Professor Department of Communication

Areas of Research and Teaching: Holocaust Survivor Oral History and Ethnography, Compassionate Communication, Interpersonal and Intercultural Storytelling, Mindfulness.

828.262.2481
patticj@appstate.edu
https://faa.appstate.edu/about/directory/chris-patti 

PowellDana E. Powell

Assistant Professor Department of Anthropology

Areas of Related Teaching and Research: Settler colonialism, genocide, and Native America; critically engaged anthropology; environmental justice; cultural politics of energy extraction; critical indigenous studies.

 828.262.2268
powellde@appstate.edu

Rachel S. ShinnarRachel S. Shinnar

Full Professor Department of Management, Walker College of Business

Areas of Research and Service:  Entrepreneurship, Cross-cultural Management, modern Hebrew instruction

828.262.7314
shinnarrs@appstate.edu
https://management.appstate.edu/faculty-staff/rachel-shinnar-phd

Emeriti Faculty

BoydZohara Boyd

Department of English

Former Co-Director

BrantzRennie Brantz

Department of History

Former Co-Director

brantzrw@appstate.edu

Peter W. PetschauerPeter W. Petschauer

Department of History

petschauerpw@appstate.edu

https://www.peterpetschauer.com/

SibelmanSimon Sibelman

Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures

Former Director