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William H. Weitzer, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Leo Baeck Institute – New York|Berlin

Dr. William H.  Weitzer earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in environmental psychology and served as an administrator and a consultant in a variety of areas, including strategic planning, development, institutional research, and assessment.  He has over 30 years of experience in university administration spanning academic affairs and student affairs, budget and finance, fundraising, community relations, institutional research and assessment. In 2013, he became the Executive Director of the Leo Baeck Institute (LBI) – New York|Berlin.  Founded in 1955 by German-Jewish émigrés, LBI maintains a world-class research archive and library that is acknowledged as one of the most important repositories of primary source material on the history of Jewish people in Central Europe with rare artifacts dating back over five centuries. Currently, LBI is producing the 1938Projekt, curating personal stories and publishing daily entries in 2018 using documents from that same day in 1938

E-Mail: wweitzer@lbi.cjh.org

Programme: Chair Panel 6, Thursday, 6 September 2018, 13:00-14:30