About Dr Marc Dollinger
In addition to holding Chair of Jewish Studies and Social Responsibility at SFSU, Dr Marc Dollinger, he has served as research fellow at Princeton University’s Center for the Study of Religion as well as the Andrew W. Mellon post-doctoral Fellow and Lecturer in the Humanities at Bryn Mawr College, where he coordinated the program in Jewish Studies.
Professor Dollinger is author of four scholarly books in American Jewish history, most recently Black Power, Jewish Politics: Reinventing The Alliance in the 1960's. His next project traces his own experience fighting campus anti-Semitism at both right-wing and left-wing universities.
Dr Dollinger is a past president of both the Jewish Community High School of the Bay and Brandeis Hillel Day School. He serves on the boards of the Jewish Community Federation, the Osher Marin JCC, and URJ Camp Newman. He sits on the California advisory committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights, was named Volunteer of the Year by the SF Jewish Community Federation, and was awarded the San Francisco JCRC’s Courageous Leader award.
Just for fun, Professor Dollinger helped actress Helen Hunt learn about her Jewish roots on the prime-time NBC show, “Who Do You Think You Are?”