Department Directory

Michela Andreatta

Andreatta, Michela

  • Wilmot Assistant Professor in 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

Lisa Cerami

Cerami, Lisa

  • Assistant Professor of German
Joshua Dubler

Dubler, Joshua

  • Associate Professor of Religion
  • Director, Rochester Education Justice Initiative

Interests: Religion in America

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Fleischman, Thomas

  • Assistant Professor of History
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies

Interests: German History; Environmental History; Animal History; Agricultural History; State Socialism; Cold War

Hall, Jennifer M.

  • Instructor of Judaism and Religion
Aaron Hughes

Hughes, Aaron W.

  • Philip S. Bernstein Professor of Jewish Studies
    Deans Professor of the Humanities

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

Rood, Caleb

  • Department Administrator, Religion and Classics
    Program Coordinator, Center for Jewish Studies


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