- New Associate Editor
The editors are pleased to introduce our newest Associate Editor, Alan L. Berger. Professor of Judaic Studies at Florida Atlantic University, and holder of the Raddock Family Eminent Scholar Chair for Holocaust Studies, he also directs the Center for the Study of Values and Violence after Auschwitz. He founded and headed the Holocaust and Judaic Studies Program at Florida Atlantic, 1998–2005, after founding and heading the Jewish Studies Program at Syracuse (NY) University, where he taught 1973–95. He holds a B.A. from Upsala College, East Orange, NJ; an M.A. from the University of Chicago Divinity School; and a Ph.D. in humanities (1976) from Syracuse University, with additional study at Hebrew University, Jerusalem. He was a visiting professor at the College of William and Mary and taught several summer courses at Hebrew College in Boston. He has lectured widely on several continents in academic and popular settings.
Berger has authored or contributed to fifteen books, primarily in Holocaust studies, as well as dozens of book chapters, journal articles and reviews, instructional aids, and encyclopedia entries, especially in Holocaust studies, American Jewish literature, and Jewish-Christian relations. He co-authored the forthcoming Third Generation Holocaust Representation: Trauma, History, Memory (Northwestern University Press, 2016). He has been series editor for “Studies in Genocide, Religion, History, and Human Rights” for Rowman and Littlefield since 2006, and he was series editor for “Shoah Studies” for the University of Wisconsin Press (2004–05) and for “Religion, Theology, and the Holocaust” for Syracuse University Press (1998–2004). A member of several other editorial boards, we welcome him to the J.E.S. masthead! [End Page 509]