Noam Schimmel is a Lecturer in International and Area Studies at University of California, Berkeley where he teaches a range of courses in global studies and human rights. He is a former Visiting Associate Professor of Ethics and International Affairs and Professorial Lecturer at the Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University. He has taught on the International Honors Program (IHP) of World Learning/SIT School of International Training on their comparative human rights study abroad program in Nepal, Jordan, and Chile.
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Updated November 2023
More from Noam Schimmel
Berkeley is not countering antisemitic behaviour
Senior Fellow Noam Schimmel's letter on antisemitic behavior at Berkeley was published in the Financial Times.
Noam's Letters to the Editor
Senior Fellow Noam Schimmel has written multiple texts which got published in various online journals.
'Right to resistance' does not include committing atrocities
Senior Fellow Noam Schimmel's latest opinion piece was published by the Montreal Gazette.
Opinion: Canada's 'failure of inaction and indifference' on Nazis
The Montreal Gazette has published a new opinion piece by Senior Fellow Noam Schimmel.
Donors Looking to Combat Antisemitism Can Start With Universities
Senior Fellow Noam Schimmel's article has been published in The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Diversity, equity and inclusion are illusory for adjunct faculty
Senior Fellow Noam Schimmel wrote a new article for the Times Higher Education online portal, focusing on DEI.
Why students and faculty alike need mental health first-aid training
Senior Fellow Noam Schimmel wrote an article on the promotion and destigmatization of mental health issues.
April carries a painful resonance for Rwandan diaspora
In his latest opinion piece, Senior Fellow Noam Schimmel discusses the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide.
Bagg Street Synagogue, 'a place of my own,' is attacked and defaced
In the spring of 2023, the Montreal Gazette published an opinion piece about Montreal's Bagg Street Synagogue by Senior Fellow Noam Schimmel.
Ignorance, Racism, and the Hollywood Gaze
In March 2023, an academic essay by Senior Fellow Noam Schimmel titled "Distorted Representations of Rwandan Tutsis in American Popular Culture: Ignorance, Racism, and the Hollywood Gaze" was published in Peace Review, a Journal of Social Justice.