Faculty Members

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Lisa Adeli
Outreach Coordinator, The Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Email: adeli@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-7904
FAX: (520) 621-9257
Office: Marshall Bldg, room 474

I am a high school and college teacher by background; now I work in educational outreach (with K-14 teachers, community groups, etc.) at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies. I am also a Holocaust educator. Since 2000 I have been a Museum Teacher Fellow with the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum....
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Fabian Alfie
Associate Professor, The Department of French & Italian and Judaic Studies
Email: alfie@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-7349
FAX: 520-626-8022
Office: (520) 621-7349
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Karen Borek
Adjunct Instructor, Religious Studies & Judaic Studies
Email: kborek@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1383
FAX: (520) 626-5767
Office: (520) 621-1383

Karen Borek is an adjunct instructor for both Religious Studies and Judaic Studies.  Since earning the PhD in Religion at Emory University, she has taught courses on Jesus in Contemporary Thought, Feminist Approaches to the Bible, and the Problem of God and Evil at the University of Arizona and...
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Susan Crane
Associate Professor of Modern European History
Email: scrane@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-1113
Office: Social Sciences 237A
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Joela Jacobs
Assistant Professor, German Studies
Email: joelajacobs@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1841
Office: LSB 306

Dr. Joela Jacobs is Assistant Professor of German Studies, and she is affiliated with the Arizona Center for Judaic Studies, the Department of Gender and Women's Studies, and the Institute of the Environment. She earned her Ph.D. in Germanic Studies at the University of Chicago, where she...
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Thomas Kovach
Professor, German Studies & Judaic Studies
Email: tkovach@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1147
Office: Germans Studies Department

Thomas Kovach received his B. A. in German from Columbia University and his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Princeton University in 1978.  From 1978 to 1990 he was Assistant and then Associate Professor of German and Comparative Literature at the University of Utah, from 1990 to 1994 he...
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Sharon Medgal
Director of The University of Arizona Water Sustainability Program
Email: smegdal@cals.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-9591
FAX: (520) 792-8518
Office: (520) 621-9591

Sharon B. Megdal is Director of The University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center and C.W. and Modene Neely Endowed Professor. She is Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and the Department of Soil, Water, and Environmental Science and serves as Director of...
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Max Strassfeld
Assistant Professor
Email: mstrassfeld@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-1383
Office: Learning Services Building Room 222
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Adam Ussishkin
Associate Professor, Linguistics & Judaic Studies
Email: ussishki@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-7121
FAX: (520) 626-9014
Office: Douglass 312

T.A. Coordinator: I'm an associate professor in the Department of Linguistics, with appointments in Cognitive Science, Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, Near Eastern Studies, Judaic Studies, and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies. My research focuses on lexical access, as well as...
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