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Endowed position for Hanson

 

October 15, 2021

Kenneth Hanson wearing the medallion he received at his investiture ceremony.

Kenneth Hanson, professor and program director of Judaic Studies, was invested into the Tess and Abe Wise Endowed Professorship in Judaic Studies on Thursday, Sept. 30, in a virtual ceremony. The endowed faculty position, which was established thanks to generous gifts from Tess and Abe Wise and their family, recognizes Hanson's accomplishments and will allow him to advance his work and research.

Hanson is an expert on the Dead Sea Scrolls and the co-editor of "The Annotated Passover Haggadah" with renowned scholar Zev Garber. Hanson is also the creator of "The Druze: An Ethnic Minority...



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