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)
Philip Carl Salzman, PhD
Vice President
McGill University, Canada
(2016 - Present)
Lauri B. Regan, JD
Treasurer
New York, USA
(2014 - Present)
Elvira Groezinger, DPhil
Secretary
Germany
(2017 - Present)
Richard L. Cravatts, PhD
Boston, USA
(2011 - Present)
Leila Beckwith, PhD
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
(2006 - Present)
John R. Cohn, MD
Thomas Jefferson University, USA
(2005 - Present)
Charles Jacobs, EdD
Boston, USA
(2013 - Present)
David Menashri, PhD
Tel Aviv University, Israel
(2009 - Present)
Miriam F. Elman, PhD
Syracuse University, USA
(2017 - Present)
Donna Robinson Divine, PhD
Smith College, USA
(2016 - Present)
Richard Landes, PhD
Boston University, USA
(2014 - Present)
Ralf R. Schumann, MD, PhD
Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
(2011 - 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)
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)
Barry Rubin, PhD*
Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Israel
(2007 - 2013)
Samuel Edelman, PhD
Past Executive Director
(2009 - 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)
Joel Fishman, PhD
Jerusalem Institute for Public Affairs, Israel
(2011 - 2013)
Kenneth L. Marcus, JD
The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law, USA
(2009 - 2013)
Allan Lipton, MD
Penn State College of Medicine, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, USA
(2003 - 2006)
Nidra Poller
France
(2002 - 2006)
Steven M. Albert, PhD, MPH
University of Pittsburgh, USA
(2005 - 2013)
Tammi Rossman-Benjamin
University of California at Santa Cruz, USA
(2009 - 2013)
Peter J. Haas, PhD
SPME Past President | Case Western Reserve University, USA
(2003 - 2013)
Peter Gomori, PhD
St. Francis College, USA
(2002 - 2004)
Yigal Levin, PhD
Bar-Ilan University, Israel
(2002 - 2004)
Rabbi Ilana Rosansky
Salem State University, Temple Shalom, USA
(2003 - 2004)
Ruth Lichtenberg-Contreras, PhD
Natural History Museum Vienna, Austria
(2002 - 2013)
Edward S. Beck, EdD
SPME President Emeritus and Co-Founder
(2002 - 2011)
Efraim Karsh, PhD
Kings College London, UK
(2002 - 2011)
Ernest Sternberg, PhD
University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA
(2006 - 2013)
Gerald M. Steinberg, PhD
Bar Ilan University, Israel
(2002 - 2007)
David Goldman, JD
Amper, Mattia and Politziner, CPA's Inc., USA
(2002 - 2003)
Frederick Krantz, PhD
Concordia University. Canadian Institute for Jewish Research, Canada
(2002 - 2003)
Patricia Jennings, PhD
University of California Davis (UCD), USA
(2002 - 2004)
Charles Isbell, PhD
Louisiana State University, USA
(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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