Faculty Members | The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies

Faculty Members

J. Edward Wright, PhD, Director's picture
J. Edward Wright, PhD, Director
The J. Edward Wright Endowed Professor of Judaic Studies
Email: edwright@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-5758
Office: (520) 626-5763

Office Hours: Currently enrolled students should refer to the syllabus posted on D2L.
Office Location: Marshall Bldg., Room 420

  JUS 310 Apocalyptic Imagination

JUS 372B The History & Religion of Ancient Israel: Ezra-Nehemiah to the Roman Period

J. Edward Wright is...
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Beth Alpert Nakhai, PhD's picture
Beth Alpert Nakhai, PhD
Associate Professor, Judaic Studies
Email: bnakhai@email.arizona.edu
TEL: Main Office (520) 626-5758
FAX: (520) 626-5767
Office: (520) 626-5762

Office Location: Marshall Bldg., Suite 420

Beth Alpert Nakhai is an Associate Professor in the Arizona Center for Judaic Studies, and an affiliated member of the School of Anthropology.  In addition, she is affiliated with the School of Middle East and North African Studies and the...
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David L. Graizbord, PhD
Associate Professor, Associate Director, Judaic Studies
Email: dlgraizb@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-5758
Office: (520) 626-5758

Office Hours: (FALL 2017) Tuesdays, 1-2:40 (please call ahead to make sure I am available)

David Graizbord is a historian of early modern and modern Jews. To date his research has focused mostly on the Western Sephardi Diaspora of the seventeenth century. In particular, Graizbord's...
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Gil Ribak, PhD
Assistant Professor, Judaic Studies
Email: gribak@email.arizona.edu
TEL: Main Office (520) 626-5758
FAX: (520) 626-5767

The book Gentile New York: The Images of Non-Jews among Jewish Immigrants:


Courses Taught at  The Univeristy of Arizona

JUS 370a Modern Jewish History: The Jewish People in America

JUS 370a...
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Asher Susser, PhD's picture
Asher Susser, PhD
Professor, Modern Israel Studies
Email: susser@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 626-5785
FAX: 626-5767
Office: Marshall 429

Professor Asher Susser is The Stein Family Professor of Modern Israel Studies at the University of Arizona, Professor of History in the Department of Middle Eastern History at Tel Aviv University (TAU) and a Senior Fellow at the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern Studies at TAU. He was the...
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