Faculty

Tina Boyer is Associate Professor in the Department of German and Russian, teaching classes on medieval German literature. boyertm@wfu.edu
Alessandra von Burg is Associate Professor in the Department of Communications, teaching classes on the practices of citizenship. beaslea@wfu.edu
Dean Franco is Director of the Wake Forest Humanities Institute and Professor in the Department of English, teaching classes in American Jewish literature. francodj@wfu.edu
Annalise Glauz-Todrank is Assistant Professor in the Department for the Study of Religions, teaching classes in Jewish Traditions; Jews in the United States; and how the concepts ‘religion’ and ‘race’ are used to configure Jewish identity, particularly in relation to the law. glauztae@wfu.edu

Alyssa Howards is Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of German and Russian, teaching classes on German-Jewish literature. howardal@wfu.edu
Jeffrey Lerner is Professor in the Department of History, teaching classes on Jews, Greeks, and Romans in ancient history. lernerjd@wfu.edu
Leann Pace is Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department for the Study of Religions, teaching classes on religion and Near Eastern Archeology. pacelc@wfu.edu
Susan Rupp is Associate Professor in the Department of History, teaching classes on modern Jewish history with a focus on Eastern Europe. rupp@wfu.edu
Penny Sinanoglou is Associate Professor in the Department of History, teaching classes on the British empire in the Middle East. sinanopj@wfu.edu


Barry Trachtenberg is Rubin Presidential Chair of Jewish History, and Associate Professor in the Department of History, teaching classes in modern Jewish history, the Nazi Holocaust, and Zionism. trachtbc@wfu.edu
Mir Yarfitz is Director of the Jewish Studies program, Associate Professor in the Department of History, teaching classes on Jewish migration to the Americas, with a focus on Latin America and the Caribbean. yarfitmh@wfu.edu