Advisory Board

Tanenbaum’s Advisory Board is a volunteer corps of experts and professionals that advises Tanenbaum on specific issues and acts a resource pool when special projects require extraordinary knowledge.

Dr. Mohammed Abu-Nimer
School of International Service
American University

Imam Shamsi Ali
The Islamic Center of New York

Dr. Reza Aslan
University of California, Riverside

Dr. Mary C. Boys, SNJM
Union Theological Seminary

Rabbi Gary M. Bretton-Granatoor
Vice President 
Philanthropy for the World Union of Progressive Judaism

Reverend Dr. Joan B. Campbell
Retired, Director of the Department of Religion
Chautauqua Institution

Dr. Harvey Cox
Hollis Research Professor of Divinity
Harvard Divinity School

Rabbi Jerome Davidson
Hebrew Union College
Jewish Institute of Religion

H.E. Archbishop Demetrios
Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church of America
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

Dr. Arnold Eisen
Jewish Theological Seminary

Dr. Mohammad Fadel, Esq.
University of Toronto

Dr. David Ford
Retired, Professor of Divinity
University of Cambridge

Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Harvard University
Hutchins Center for African and African American Studies

Ari Goldman
Columbia University

Dr. William A. Graham
Harvard Divinity School

Rabbi Irving Greenberg
Retired President, Jewish Life Network
Former President, Clal

Dr. Riffat Hassan
University of Louisville

Dr. Susannah Heschel
Dartmouth University

Dr. Charles Kadushin
Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Aasma Khan, Esq.
Muslim Voices for Peace / Muslims Against Terrorism

Reverend Dr. Hubert Locke
Former Dean and Professor
University of Washington

Mahmoud Mamdani
Vice Chairman-MENA
Morgan Stanley

Dr. Richard A. Marker
Wise Philanthropy

Dr. Martin E. Marty
Professor, Retired
University of Chicago

Safwan M. Masri, Ph.D.
Director, Global Centers
Columbia University

Omar T. Mohammedi, Esq.
Professor of Law
Fordham Law School

Joseph V. Montville
Director of the Program on Healing and Historical Memory
George Mason University

Dr. John T. Pawlikowski, O.S.M.
Catholic Theological Union

Rabbi Joseph Potasnik
Executive Vice President
New York Board of Rabbis

Rabbi David Rosen
American Jewish Committee’s Department of Interreligious Affairs

Anne C. Seggerman
The Fourth World Foundation, Inc.

Lloyd A. Williams
President & CEO
Greater Harlem of Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Marvin Wilson
Gordon College

In Memoriam

Seif Ashmawy
Peace Press Association

Dr. Mian Ashraf
Islamic Center of New England

Joseph Cardinal Bernardin
Archdiocese of Chicago

Rabbi Balfour Brickner
Engelberg Foundation

Dr. Joseph I. Coffey
University of Pittsburgh

Father Robert Drinan
Georgetown University

Reverend Edward Flannery
Archdiocese of Providence

Reverend Dr. Billy Graham
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association

Monsignor George H. Higgins
Catholic University of America

Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke
Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan
U.S. Department of State

Archbishop Iakovos
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese
of North and South America

Rabbi Leon Klenicki
Anti-Defamation League, Emeritus

H.H. Professor Thomas Lin Yun
Yun Lin Temple

Bishop Krister Stendahl
Harvard University

Sister Rose Thering, O.P., Ph.D.
National Christian Leadership Conference for Israel

Reverend Dr. Paul Van Buren
University of Heidelberg

Rabbi Mordecai Waxman
Temple Israel, Great Neck and Former Chair, IJCIC

Johannes Cardinal Willebrands
Vatican Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews

Rabbi Walter Wurzburger
Congregation Shaaray Tefila