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Dani Kranz, PhD

Anthropology, History, Small Jewish Communities, Social Psychology, Sociology

Europe, Israel/Palestine

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El Colegio de Mexico

Dani Kranz is DAAD Humboldt Chair at Colegio de Mexico, Mexico City, and an applied anthropologist and director of Two Foxes Consulting, Germany and Israel.

Judit Bokser Liwerant, PhD

Antisemitism, Israel/Zionism, Jewish Education, Political Science, Qualitative Methods, Sociology
Political Sociology, Contemporary Jewry, Latin American Jewry, Globalization, Transnationalism, Israel-Diaspora Relations, Collective Identities.

Latin America

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Senior Full Time Professor of Political Science
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

President of the ASSJ.
Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Co-editor of the Book Series Jewish Identities in a Changing World and the Encyclopedia of Latin American Jews, Brill.

Harriet Hartman, PhD

Gender, Family, Jewish identity, Immigration, Transnationalism

Israel/Palestine, United States

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Professor Emeritus
Rowan University

Professor Emeritus, Rowan University, Glassboro NJ. Editor-in-chief, Contemporary Jewry. 2019 Marshall Sklare Awardee. Currently editing book comparing Jewish families throughout the Jewish world and writing a monograph on the American Jewish Family.

Sarah Bunin Benor, PhD

Jewish Education, Linguistics, Qualitative Methods

United States

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Vice Provost, Professor of Contemporary Jewish Studies and Linguistics
Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion

Dr. Benor, Vice Provost and Professor at Hebrew Union College in Los Angeles, received her Ph.D. from Stanford University in Linguistics. She has written several books and many articles about American Jewish language and culture.

Matthew Boxer, PhD

Demography, Jewish Education, Social psychology, Sociology
Altruism, Antisemitism, Israel/Zionism, Qualitative methods, Quantitative methods, Small Jewish communities

Israel/Palestine, United States

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Assistant Research Professor
Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies, Brandeis University

Sociologist/social psychologist of religion, education, race/ethnicity, demography, and contemporary Jewish life.

Laurence Kotler-Berkowitz, PhD

Political Science, Quantitative Methods, Sociology
Poverty and Economic Vulnerability; Social and Political Cohesion and Division; Evaluation Research

United States

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Senior Director
Rosov Consulting

Laurence Kotler-Berkowitz, PhD, is Senior Director at Rosov Consulting. His academic and communal research has covered topics in the sociology, demography, and political and economic behavior of contemporary Jews, especially in the United States.