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Lesley Bogad

Lesley Bogad is a doctoral student in the Cultural Foundations of Education Program at Syracuse University. Her research focuses on the intersection of gender, education, and popular culture. She also teaches Hebrew school and advises a youth program at a synagogue in Syracuse.

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Higher Education Administration in the United States

The Academy and Judaism share similar values. At both their roots lies a passion for knowledge—the love of learning, the necessity for debate and discussion, an appreciation for the challenge of scholarship. This would suggest no mystery in the number of Jews in universities. However, it is women’s space in these intellectual settings—historically unwelcome by the academy and unsupported by Jewish scholarly institutions—that poses the wonder.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Lesley Bogad." (Viewed on December 3, 2023) <>.


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