Dr. Andrew Pessin
Andrew Pessin is Professor of Philosophy at Connecticut College and Campus Bureau Editor of The Algemeiner. In addition to his academic work, he has authored several philosophy books for the general reader and two novels, including, most recently, The Irrationalist, an historical murder mystery based on the tragic life and mysterious death of the famous philosopher René Descartes. His co-edited book, Anti-Zionism on Campus: The University, Free Speech, and BDS, was published in 2018 by Indiana University Press. More information about him and his work may be found at www.andrewpessin.com.
Dr. Sharon Goldman is a Vice President at Bar-Ilan University. Prior to making aliyah in the summer of 2018, she worked for AIPAC for 12 years and was an assistant professor of political science. She has written and published on the topics of Zionism, intersectionality and activism in Commentary, the Forward, and the Times of Israel.
Meet the Instructors
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