Mr. Jeffrey Peck
Jeffrey Peck is the former Dean of the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences. This scholarship was created by members of the Weissman Dean’s Council to honor Jeffrey Peck’s leadership and service to the Weissman School and Baruch College. Peck has taught at several universities in both the U.S. and Canada and has held the Walter Benjamin Chair in German-Jewish Culture and History at Humboldt University in Berlin, where he was also the director of the Leo Baeck Summer University in Jewish Studies. Dr. Peck is a Senior Fellow at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS). As an administrator, Peck created and led Culture and Politics, an innovative program of study in Georgetown University's renowned School of Foreign Service. In addition to his tenure at Georgetown and Humboldt Universities, Jeffrey Peck has been professor of German and director at the Canadian Centre for German and European Studies, a joint academic entity of Toronto's York University and the Universite de Montreal. Peck holds a PhD in comparative literature from the University of California, Berkeley (1979); a master's degree from the University of Chicago (1974); and a bachelor of arts from Michigan State University (1972). He is the author of numerous articles on German and Jewish studies and has also written extensively on transnational and global cultural issues.
Scholarships associated with Mr. Jeffrey Peck