Core Faculty

Hagit Arieli-Chai, MAED, Hebrew Language Program Coordinator
Sarah Bunin Benor, Ph.D., Professor of Contemporary Jewish Studies and Linguistics
Ariel Berger, Ph.D., Sally J. Priesand Post-Doctoral Fellow
Reuven Firestone, Ph.D., Regenstein Professor of Medieval Judaism and Islam
Joshua Garroway, Ph.D., Bronstein Professor of Judaeo-Christian Studies, Early Christianity and Second Commonwealth
Kristine Garroway, Ph.D., Professor of Hebrew Bible
Leah Hochman, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Jewish Thought and Director, Louchheim School for Judaic Studies
Joshua Holo, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Jewish History and HUC Vice President of Academic Resources
Bruce Phillips, Ph.D., Professor of Jewish Communal Service
Benjamin Ratskoff, Assistant Professor of Modern Jewish History and Culture
Yaffa Weisman, Director Emerita, The Frances-Henry Library, Adjunct Associate Professor Emerita of Jewish Studies

Affiliated USC Faculty

Professors at USC with a research interest in Jews or Judaism.

Lisa Ansell, Associate Director, Casden Institute for the Jewish Role in American Life
Aimee Bender, Professor of Creative Writing
Lisa Bitel, Professor of History and Religion
Andrzej Brylak, Lecturer, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Cavan Concannon, Professor of Religion
William Deverell, Professor of History; Director, Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West
Lynn Dodd, Professor of the Practice of Religion and Spatial Sciences, Curator of USC Archaeology Research Center
Richard Fliegel, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Gelya Frank, Professor Emerita of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
Wolf Gruner, Shapell-Guerin Chair in Jewish Studies and Professor of History; Director, Center for Advanced Genocide Research
Olivia Harrison, Associate Professor of French and Italian, Comparative Literature, Middle East Studies and American Studies &    Ethnicity
Selma Holo, Director Emerita, USC Fisher Museum of Art and Professor Emerita of Art History
John Juricek, Director, Print Management and Curator, Holocaust & Genocide Studies Collection, USC Libraries
Josh Kun, Professor and Chair in Cross-Cultural Communication and Journalism; Vice Provost for the Arts
Joel Kushner, Director, HUC Kalsman Institute on Judaism and Health and Director, HUC Institute for Judaism and Sexual Orientation
Dan Lainer-Vos, Assistant Professor (Teaching) of Sociology
Paul Lerner, Professor of History; Director, Max Kade Institute for Austrian-German-Swiss Studies
Jessica Marglin, Ruth Ziegler Chair in Jewish Studies and Professor of Religion, Law and History
Michael Melnick, Professor and Director, Laboratory for Craniofacial Developmental Genetics
Claudia Moatti, Adjunct Professor of Classics and Law
Julie Van Dam (Nack Ngue), Associate Professor (Teaching) of French
Jeff Nugent, Professor of Economics and Business
Michael Renov, Haskell Wexner Endowed Chair in Documentary Research; Vice Dean of Academic Affairs, Cinematic Arts
Margaret Rosenthal, Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature
Steve Ross, Professor of History, Director, USC Casden Institute for the Study of the Jewish Role in American Life
George J. Sanchez, Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity and History
Hilary Schor, Professor of English, Comparative Literature and Law
Nomi Stolzenberg, Nathan and Lilly Shapell Chair in Law
Nick Strimple, Professor of Practice, Choral and Sacred Music, USC Thornton School of Music; Music Director, Los Angeles Zimriyah Chorale
Michaela Ullmann, Head, Instruction and Assessment; Exile Studies Librarian; Feuchtwanger Memorial Library, USC Special Collections
Ruth Weisberg, Professor of Fine Arts, USC Roski School of Fine Arts; Director, USC Initiative for Israeli Arts and Humanities
Robert Williams, Finci-Viterbi Executive Director, USC Shoah Foundation
Diane Winston, Associate Professor and Knight Chair in Media and Religion, USC Annenberg School for Communication
Erin Graff Zivin, Professor of Spanish and Portuguese and Comparative Literature