Dr. Samuel M. Edelman

Dr. Samuel M. Edelman

Dr. Samuel M. Edelman is currently one of the founding faculty members of the new Academic Council for Israel, and its executive director, and Director of the Teaching the Shoah in Higher Education Project and an Academic Fellow and an adjunct professor of Israel Studies and Zionism of the Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies at the University of Miami and a lecturer at Florida Atlantic University Life Long Learning Society and for the Miami-Dade CAJE.

He is the former Director of the Israel on Campus Coalition Academic Affairs Department and the National Academic Network and its Fellows Program.  He has served as the executive director of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the American Jewish University in Los Angeles. He is also a CSU Chico emeritus professor of Jewish, Israel and Holocaust Studies as well as Rhetoric and Communication Studies.