Saskia Coenen Snyder
Lecturer and Assistant Director
Associate Professor (Political Science)
Ph.D., Binghamton University, 1996
Specialty: Israel’s security and economic policies; Israeli-Palestinian economic relations; International Relations and International Political Economy, with main focus on international trade, war, globalization, counter-insurgency, terrorism and counter-terrorism.
Associate Dean (Continuous Professional Development & Strategic AffairsUSC School of Medicine-Palmetto Health CME Organization)
Ph.D., New York University, 1976
Specialty: Inter-generational transfer of Jewish values, especially in relation to secular behavior and Tikun Olam.
Professor (Languages, Literatures, & Cultures)
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1997
Specialty: Research interests in the link between antisemitism and gender, and between antisemitism and anti-Americanism; Antisemitism in contemporary German literature.
Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 2010
Specialty: Early child cognitive development with a focus on Jewish education, equity pedagogy, and faculty advisor for the Jewish fraternity AePi
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2004
Ph.D., Harvard University, 2006
Specialty: Jewish literature (including Holocaust novels) written for children; biblical themes in children’s and adolescent literature; Jewish history/Jewish literature as school curriculum.
Visiting Professor of History and Jewish Studies, College of Charleston
Adjunct Professor, South Carolina Honors College, USC
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1975
Specialty: History of the Holocaust; The Holocaust in film and all documentary and dramatic representations of the Holocaust; European colonial traditions and the doctrine of "the final solution."
Professor Emeritus-Religious Studies; Vice Chair of the South Carolina Council on
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1975
Specialty: Hebrew Bible; Ancient Israelite History and Religion.
Professor Emeritus (Religious Studies)
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1980-Religion and Culture
Specialty: Holocaust in Literature and Film, SC Commission on the Holocaust, Religion and Existentialism, Visions of Apocalypse, Religion in the South, Hermeneutics
Dag Hammarskjold Professor in International Affairs Emeritus (Political Science) and
Jewish Studies Program Emeritus Scholar
Ph.D., Yale University, 1971
Specialty: International relations; international conflict; Israeli foreign/national security policy; the Arab-Israeli conflict system, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.