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Synagogue Scholars & Authors Series 2018 - 2019

The 2018- 2019 Synagogue Scholars & Author Series schedule is below. All programs begin at 7:30pm in Zimmerman Hall.

Wednesday, October 10 

Shari Rabin, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies, Director of the Pearlstine/Lipov Center for Southern Jewish Culture, College of Charleston

Jews on the Frontier: Religion and Mobility in Nineteenth-Century America

Wednesday, November 28 

Shana Tabak, JD, LLM Executive Director of the Tahirih Justice Center, Atlanta Office



Wednesday, December 19

Harvey Brightman, PhD Regents Professor Emeritus of Managerial Sciences at Georgia State University 

Why Dr. Johnny can’t teach and Student Jimmie can’t learn


Wednesday, January 9

Michael Miller, PhD Associate Professor in the Practice of Information Systems & Operations Management, Goizueta Business School, Emory University

Game Theory in the Garden of Eden


Wednesday, February 6

Jennifer Hirsch, PhD Applied Cultural Anthropologist; Director, Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain, Georgia Tech

Sustainability - What's Equity Got to Do with It?


Wednesday, March 27

David Howard, PhD Professor, Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Balancing Innovation and Cost Control in Medicine


Wednesday, April 10

Louis-Alexandre (Alex) Berg, PhD Asst Professor, Global Studies Inst., Political Science, GA State Univ.






Wednesday, May 15

Michael Robinowitz, MD Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, Piedmont Healthcare


Torah & Wound Care Bandaids shmandaids: Honey, everything you know about treating wounds is wrong!

Fri, September 21 2018 12 Tishrei 5779