Prof. Susannah Heschel, Ph.D.
Susannah Heschel is the Eli Black Professor and chair of the Jewish Studies Program at Dartmouth College.
She is the author of Abraham Geiger and the Jewish Jesus and The Aryan Jesus: Christian Theologians and the Bible in Nazi Germany as well as the editor of a volumes, including Betrayal: German Churches and the Holocaust, and over 100 articles. She has been a visiting professor at several universities (Cape Town, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Edinburgh, and Princeton) and has held research grants from the Carnegie Foundation, the Ford Foundation, a Rockefeller fellowship at the National Humanities Center, and a yearlong fellowship at the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin. She is a Guggenheim Fellow and has been studying the history of European Jewish scholarship on Islam, and her first of two books on that topic is Jüdischer Islam: Islam und jüdisch-deutsche Selbstbestimmung.
Susannah Heschel is a Visiting Fellow at CAS in February 2018 upon invitation from Dr. Lorenz Trein (CAS Junior Researcher in Residence 2017/18).