DR. CAROL OCHS PROMOTED TO ADJUNCT FULL PROFESSOR OF JEWISH RELIGIOUS THOUGHT
Dr. Carol Ochs has been promoted to Adjunct Full Professor of Jewish Religious
Thought at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.
In announcing this promotion, Dr. Norman J. Cohen, Provost, said, "Dr.
Carol Ochs has had a unique impact on our community of faculty and students,
through her teaching, writing and visionary administrative leadership ever since
she joined the College-Institute."
Dr. Ochs is Director of the Graduate School and supervises the Doctor of Ministry
Program in Pastoral Counseling for ordained clergy of all faiths. Her research,
writing, and teaching encompass Jewish spirituality, comparative religion, and
Jewish feminism. In addition to teaching spiritual guidance, she serves as spiritual
guide to rabbinic, cantorial, and Doctor of Ministry students at HUC-JIR. Prior
to joining the faculty of HUC-JIR, she taught philosophy at Simmons College
in Boston, where she is professor
emerita. Dr. Ochs received the Ph.D. in philosophy from Brandeis University
Dr. Ochs's publications include:
- Reaching Godward: Voices from Jewish Spiritual Guidance,
URJ Press, 2004.
- Our Lives as Torah: Finding God in Our Own Stories, Wiley/Jossey-Bass,
2001. (order online from amazon.com)
- The Uses of the Heart, by Fontaine Maury Belford, coedited
with Judith C. Campbell, Campbell and Lockwood Press, 1998.
- Jewish Spiritual Guidance: Finding Our Way to God, with
Kerry M. Olitzky, Wiley/Jossey-Bass, 1997 (order online from amazon.com)
- Women and Spirituality, 2nd ed., rev. & enl., Rowman
& Littlefield, 1997 (order online from amazon.com)
- Paths of Faithfulness, coedited with Kerry M. Olitzky
and Joshua Saltzman, Ktav, 1997.
- Song of the Self: Biblical Spirituality and Human Holiness,
Trinity Press International, 1994.
- The Noah Paradox: Time as Burden, Time as Blessing, Notre
Dame University Press, 1991 (order online from amazon.com)
- An Ascent to Joy: Transforming Deadness of Spirit, Notre
Dame University Press, 1986.
- Behind the Sex of God: Toward a New Consciousness Transcending
Matriarchy and Patriarchy, Beacon Press, 1977