Rabbi Lisa Grant, Ph.D.

Director of the New York Rabbinical Program; Eleanor Sinsheimer Distinguished Service Professor in Jewish Education

Contact Information

school/program: Rabbinical School (US)
department: Provost’s Office
academic field: Jewish Education, Professional Development
campus: National, New York

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, her Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and her Ph.D. from The Jewish Theological Seminary in New York; and her rabbinical ordination from HUC-JIR.

Israel One Land, Many Narratives

Israel Education, for What?

Reaching & Teaching Adult Learners

Tikkun Middot- Cultivating a Mindful Mussar Practice

Cultivating resilience and equanimity throughout the aging process

Teaching Bible to Adults

Ma’agal Hachayim: Spiritual Care across the Lifecycle

Integrative Seminar: Self in System

Developing and Communicating Your Clergy Voice

Ph.D. in Jewish Education, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 2000

M.B.A. in Public Management, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1981

B.A. in Drama, University of Michigan, 1976