Santiago Slabodsky

Santiago Slabodsky holds the Florence and Robert Kaufman endowed chair in Jewish Studies at Hofstra University-New York and previously was assistant professor of Global Ethics and director of the program of Religion, Ethics and Society at the Claremont Graduate Consortium in California. An Argentinean-born social theorist, he explores intercultural encounters between Jewish and Global South political thought and social movements. At the national level he is currently co-chair of the Liberation Theologies unit at the American Academy of Religion. At the international level he is director of the trilingual journal Decolonial Horizons housed at the GEMRIP institute in Latin America and has held concurrent visiting positions at diverse institutions including UNISA-Pretoria in South Africa, Roosevelt College at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands, the Center for Global Dialogue hosted at the University of Granada in Spain, the Foundation Center of Islamic Civilization hosted at the South East European University in Macedonia, and the UN-sponsored University for Peace in the outskirts of San Jose in Costa Rica. He is the author of numerous publications including Decolonial Judaism: Triumphal Failures of Barbaric Thinking (2015), Living Traditions: Prospects and Challenges for Peace in Multirreligious Communities (2016) and the forthcoming Unequal Siblings: The Subalternization of non-Western Jewish Thought. He can be contacted at .