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Associated Faculty

Michela Andreatta

Andreatta, Michela

  • Assistant Professor of Hebrew Language and Literature

Interests: Literary and intellectual history of Italian Jews from the medieval to the early modern period; Italian Hebrew poetry, particularly devotional and elegiac; Christian Hebraists of Renaissance Italy; Venetian Jewry

Aaron Hughes

Hughes, Aaron W.

  • Philip S. Bernstein Professor of Jewish Studies

Interests: Jewish Studies; Islam; Method and Theory of Religion

June Hwang

Hwang, June

  • Associate Professor of German

Interests: Film history and theory; critical theory and cultural studies; contemporary German culture and film; Weimar Cinema; German Jewish Studies; representations of the Holocaust

Anne Merideth

Merideth, Anne

  • Professor of Instruction, Religion
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Religion and Classics

Interests: New Testament; History and Literature of Early Christianity

Jason Peck

Peck, Jason

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of German


Interests: German-Jewish literature and philosophy from the 18th-century to the present; the history of German aesthetics; poetics

Nora Rubel

Rubel, Nora

  • Jane and Alan Batkin Professor of Jewish Studies
  • Chair, Department of Religion and Classics

Interests: American Religion; Race and Ethnicity; Religion and Foodways

Main Contacts:

Caleb Rood: Program Coordinator, Center for Jewish Studies; Administrative Assistant, Religion and Classics, 585.275.7780

Michela Andreatta: Program Coordinator, Jewish Studies Program; Assistant Professor of Hebrew, 585.275.7465

Aaron Hughes: Director, Center for Jewish Studies; Philip S. Bernstein Professor of Jewish Studies, 585.275.9359

Nora Rubel: Chair, Religion and Classics; Associate Professor of Religion, 585.275.7215

For additional information, contact the Department of Religion and Classics.