Harvey Shapiro

Clinical Professor

About

Harvey Shapiro, PhD, is Clinical Professor in the Graduate School of Education of the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University where he teaches courses on sociopolitical contexts of education, and on the relationships among faith, ethics, and educational leadership. His primary areas of scholarship are interpretations of violence in education, ethical leadership, interdisciplinarity, the philosophies of Giorgio Agamben, Jacques Derrida, and John Dewey, sociopolitical contexts of education, and Hebrew literature. He is the editor and contributing author of the recently published Handbook on Violence in Education: Forms, Factors, and Preventions (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2018). In addition to his work that has appeared in the journals, Educational Theory, Educational Philosophy and Theory, the Philosophy of Education Society Yearbook, the International Journal of Jewish Education Research, the Journal of Jewish Education, Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies, and the Journal of Modern Jewish Studies, he is the author of the book, Educational Theory and Jewish Studies in Conversation (Lexington Books, 2013). Prior to his appointment at Northeastern University in 2008, Dr. Shapiro served as Dean of the Graduate School of Education at Hebrew College in Newton, Massachusetts, Headmaster of Cohen Hillel Academy in Marblehead, Massachusetts, Principal of the Stephen S. Wise Middle School in Los Angeles, California, and Director of the UAHC Swig Camp Institute in Saratoga, California. 

Education

Doctor of Philosophy from Hebrew Union College (1996)

Professional Experience

2018-present   Clinical Professor of Education, College of Professional Studies, Northeastern University

2013-17  Clinical Associate Professor of Education, College of Professional Studies, Northeastern University                        

2010-13  Associate Professor of Education, College of Professional Studies, Northeastern University

2008-10  Associate Professor of Education, College of Professional Studies, Northeastern University

2005-08  Associate Professor of Jewish Education, Hebrew College, Newton, MA

1996-2007  Dean, Graduate School of Jewish Education, Hebrew College, Newton, MA    

1996-2004  Assistant Professor of Jewish Education, Hebrew College, Newton, MA

1994-96  Director of Education Programs, Hebrew College, Newton, MA

1993-96  Lecturer in Jewish Education, Hebrew College, Newton, MA                    

1988-93  Head of School, Cohen Hillel Academy, Marblehead, MA

1984-88  Principal, Stephen S Wise Middle School, Los Angeles, CA

1980-84  Director, UAHC Swig Camp-Institute, Union of American Hebrew Congregations, San Francisco, CA