Prof. Hanan Alexander

Board Member

Hanan Alexander is Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Haifa, where he serves as Professor of Philosophy of Education and chairs the executive board of the Center for Jewish Education. He has taught at American Jewish University, UCLA, UC Berkeley, Graduate Theological Union; Jewish Theological Seminary, and Bar Ilan University, and was Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge. A past editor of Religious Education, Alexander has published more than 130 essays and 7 books. These include: Reclaiming Goodness: Education and the Spiritual Quest(University of Notre Dame Press, 2001), Ethics and Spirituality in Education: Philosophical, Theological, and Radical Perspectives(Sussex, 2004),Citizenship Education and Social Conflict: Israeli Political Education in Global Perspective, with Halleli Pinson and Yossi Yonah(Routledge, 2011) Commitment,Character, and Citizenship: Religious Schooling in Liberal Democracy, with Ayman Agbaria (Routledge, 2012), and Reimagining Liberal Education: Affiliation and Inquiry in Democratic Schooling(Bloomsbury, 2015).