USA Research Division Director: Ellen Shindelman Kowitt
Projects Director: Susan Lauscher  

Honorary Advisory Board

Jeanne Abrams, Ph.D., Professor & Director, Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society and Beck Archives, University of Denver
Sylvia Abrams, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus and Former Dean, Siegal College of Judaic Studies
Nolan AltmanDirector, JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry and Memorial Plaques Project
Adrienne DeArmas, Director, The Shapell Roster of Jewish Service in the American Civil War, Shapell Manuscript Foundation
Hasia R. Diner, Ph.D.,  Paul and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History, New York University
Karen FranklinDirector of Family Research, Leo Baeck Institute
Dana Herman, Ph.D., Director of Research & Collections, The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives
Laura A. Leibman, Ph.D.Professor, Reed College, and Author of "The Art of the Jewish Family"
Nancy Levin, CG®, Professional Genealogist
Dr. Jeff Malka, MD, Author of "Sephardic Genealogy: Discovering your Sephardic Ancestors and Their World"
Melanie Meyers, Deputy Director and Chair of Collections and Engagement, American Jewish Historical Society
Dale Rosengarten, Ph.D., Founding Curator of the Jewish Heritage Collection, College of Charleston
Jonathan D. Sarna, Ph.D., University Professor, Joseph H. and Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History, Brandeis University