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.
Updated November 2021
More from 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.
$30,000 Raised for Senior Fellow Giving Campaign 2022
Each year, Humanity in Action launches a Senior Fellow Giving Campaign which aims to gather support from the Senior Fellow community for Humanity in Action's programming. This year, $30,000 was raised!
A Critical Perspective on Reconciliation in Rwanda
Senior Fellow Noam Schimmel interviewed Jacqueline Murekatete, a survivor of the Rwandan Genocide Against the Tutsi, to form a critical perspective on reconciliation in Rwanda.
'The Crimes of German Corporations During the Holocaust: Towards Repair, Justice, Education & Commemoration' by Noam Schimmel
Noam Schimmel on the UNHR Council's Universal Periodic Review
Senior Fellow Noam Schimmel's academic article discussing the UNHR Council's Universal Periodic Review was published in World Affairs journal.