SPME Network

SPME’s Board of Directors is comprised of an experienced mix of professors from the most prestigious universities and colleges as well as members of other organizations. Their breadth of expertise and perspectives has proven invaluable as SPME has grown and expanded across the country and overseas.

Board of Directors

Jonathan Adelman, PhD President University of Denver, USA (2013 - Present)
Ralf R. Schumann, MD, PhD Vice President Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany (2011 - Present)
Lauri B. Regan, JD Treasurer New York, USA (2014 - Present)
Richard Landes, PhD Secretary Boston University, USA (2014 - Present)
Richard L. Cravatts, PhD Boston, USA (2011 - Present)
John R. Cohn, MD Thomas Jefferson University, USA (2005 - Present)
Leila Beckwith, PhD University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA (2006 - Present)
Charles Jacobs, PhD Boston, USA (2013 - Present)
David Menashri, PhD Tel Aviv University, Israel (2009 - Present)
Donna Robinson Divine, PhD Smith College, USA (2016 - Present)
Philip Carl Salzman, PhD McGill University, Canada (2016 - Present)
Miriam F. Elman, PhD Syracuse University, USA (2017 - Present)
Elvira Groezinger, DPhil Germany (2017 - Present)

Staff

Asaf Romirowsky, PhD Executive Director SPME (2011 - Present)

Past Board Members

Brian O’Connor Boston, USA (2013 -2016)
Shlomo Dubnov, PhD University of California San Diego (UCSD), USA (2011 - 2014)
Joel Fishman, PhD Jerusalem Institute for Public Affairs, Israel (2011 - 2013)
Steven M. Albert, PhD, MPH University of Pittsburgh, USA (2005 - 2013)
Stanley Dubinsky, PhD University of South Carolina, USA (2002 - 2013)
Awi Federgruen, DSc Columbia University, USA (2007 - 2013)
Rev. India E. Garnett, M. Div United Church of Christ, USA (2002 - 2013)
Judith S. Jacobson, DrPh SPME Co-Founder | Columbia University, USA (2002 - 2013)
Ruth Lichtenberg-Contreras, PhD Natural History Museum Vienna, Austria (2002 - 2013)
Kenneth L. Marcus, JD The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law, USA (2009 - 2013)
Tammi Rossman-Benjamin University of California at Santa Cruz, USA (2009 - 2013)
Ernest Sternberg, PhD University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA (2006 - 2013)
Peter J. Haas, PhD SPME Past President | Case Western Reserve University, USA (2003 - 2013)
Barry Rubin, PhD* Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Israel (2007 - 2013)
Edward S. Beck, EdD SPME President Emeritus and Co-Founder (2002 - 2011)
Samuel Edelman, PhD Past Executive Director (2009 - 2011)
Efraim Karsh, PhD Kings College London, UK (2002 - 2011)
Matthias Küentzel, PhD Political Scientist and Author, Germany (2006 - 2011)
Brigitte Bailer, PhD Documentation Centre of Austrian Resistance, Austria (2007 - 2009)
Robert S. Mirin, Esq * Harrisburg, USA (2002 - 2009)
Phyllis Chesler, PhD City University of New York Staten Island, USA (2005 - 2007)
Gerald M. Steinberg, PhD Bar Ilan University, Israel (2002 - 2007)
Allan Lipton, MD Penn State College of Medicine, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, USA (2003 - 2006)
Nidra Poller France (2002 - 2006)
Peter Gomori, PhD St. Francis College, USA (2002 - 2004)
Patricia Jennings, PhD University of California Davis (UCD), USA (2002 - 2004)
Yigal Levin, PhD Bar-Ilan University, Israel (2002 - 2004)
Rabbi Ilana Rosansky Salem State University, Temple Shalom, USA (2003 - 2004)
David Goldman, JD Amper, Mattia and Politziner, CPA's Inc., USA (2002 - 2003)
Charles Isbell, PhD Louisiana State University, USA (2002 - 2003)
Frederick Krantz, PhD Concordia University. Canadian Institute for Jewish Research, Canada (2002 - 2003)
Moshe Ma’oz, PhD Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel (2002 - 2003)
Daniel Pipes, PhD Middle East Forum, USA (2002 - 2003)

* Deceased

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