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Dissertation Watch: Examining the Experiences of Five Civil Rights-Era Rabbis

Dr. Bradley LevenbergAntioch University’s Graduate School of Leadership and Change program is pleased to share that Dr. Bradley Levenberg has just published his dissertation entitled, Applying the Present to the Past: The Experiences of Five Civil Rights Rabbis in Context of Contemporary Leadership Theory. This research examines and highlights the experiences of particular civil rights-era rabbis including their contributions, leadership approaches, struggles, and achievements with a particular emphasis on social justice, contributing new and relevant scholarship regarding the civil rights movement, the American Jewish experience, and the intersection of the two. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Levenberg is currently serving as one of the rabbis of Temple Sinai, a congregation well known for its emphasis on inclusivity, acceptance of diversity, and commitment to lifelong learning. In addition to his doctoral degree, Rabbi Dr. Levenberg holds his undergraduate degree from Antioch College and his master’s from Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion.

Headshots of six people involved in the symposium. From L to R- Top- Katherine Evarts, Aishwarya Lonikar, Jude Bergkamp Bottom- Dean Hammer, Susana Gomez, Ingrid Ingerson

In Second Year, Social Justice Symposium Brings PsyD Students Together For Research Activism

“Social justice has been part of the Antioch mission since its inception,” says Lorraine Mangione, Professor of Clinical Psychology at Antioch University’s New England campus. But implementing that mission requires many different approaches. That’s why, on February 4, faculty and students from Antioch’s New England PsyD program and Seattle PsyD program came together for the second annual Social Justice Symposium, with the theme, “Liberation from Colonialism Now: Promoting Research Activism.”

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Common Thread- Francis Tuokuu

Opening a World of Opportunities Through Sustainability

Climate change is at emergency status, with global temperatures and extreme weather surging. Facing this, sustainability efforts are more important than ever, both at all levels of government and also for large organizations with vast power and impact. For Francis Xavier Tuokuu, a 2019 graduate of Antioch’s PhD in Environmental Studies, this urgent problem requires taking responsibility.

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