Rabbi Lisa D. Grant, Ph.D. serves as Director of the Rabbinical Program at HUC-JIR/New York. Her research and teaching interests focus on adult Jewish learning, the professional development of Jewish leaders and the place of Israel in American Jewish life. She has published widely on these topics in a range of academic journals, books, and teaching guides.
Rabbi Grant has served on the faculty of HUC-JIR since 2000. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Master's in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Ph.D. from The Jewish Theological Seminary in New York; and rabbinical ordination from HUC-JIR.
Grant, Lisa D. and Kopelowitz, Ezra. Israel Education Matters: A 21st Century Paradigm for Jewish Education. Jerusalem: The Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education (2012).
Miller, Helena, Grant, Lisa D., Pomson, Alex, editors. The International Handbook of Jewish Education. Springer (2011).
Grant, Lisa D., Schuster, Diane T., Woocher, Meredith, and Cohen, Steven M. A Journey of Heart and Mind: Transformative Jewish Learning in Adulthood. New York: JTS Press, 2004.