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Jeffrey Peck

JeffPeckDr. Peck is Dean of the Weissman School of Arts & Sciences and Vice Provost for Global Strategies. His work explores the complex and ambiguous relationship between German and Jewish cultures.

He is available to comment on:
— The evolution of the German culture
— The evolution of the Jewish culture
— The holocaust (80s union)
— Anti-Semitism
— Contemporary European issues
— Immigration in Europe

An educator with wide-ranging academic and administrative experience, Peck has taught at several universities in both the United States and Canada and has held the Walter Benjamin Chair in German-Jewish Culture and History at Humboldt University in Berlin, where he was also the director of the Leo Baeck Summer University in Jewish Studies.

Peck holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature from the University of California, Berkeley (1979); a master’s degree, also in comparative literature, from the University of Chicago (1974); and a bachelor of arts from Michigan State University (1972) in German, English and history. He is the author of numerous articles on German and Jewish studies and has also written extensively on transnational and global cultural issues.

CONTACTS:
Manny Romero, 646-660-6141, Manuel.Romero@baruch.cuny.edu
Mercedes Sanchez, 646-660-6112, Mercedes.sanchez@baruch.cuny.edu