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Religious studies educator

Heidi Morrison Ravven, religious studies educator. Margaret Bundy Scott Research Leave fellowship, Hamilton College, 1987-1988, grant, Ford Foundation, New York City, 2004-2008.


Ravven, Heidi Morrison Daughter of Robert Maurice and Lucille Morrison Ravven.


Bachelor, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1974. Master of Arts, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1984.


Lecturer Hebrew Ohio State University, Columbus, 1976. Chaplaincy associate, director Hillel Wellesley College, Massachusetts, 1979—1982. Instructor religion Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 1984—1989, assistant professor religion, 1984—1989, associate professor Jewish studies, 1990—2000, chair religious studies department, 1990—1994, 2001, 2003—2004, professor Jewish studies, philosophy religion, since 2000.

Althea and Samuel Strom visiting professor Jewish studies Jackson School International Studies at University Washington, Seattle, 1997. Member Progressive Religion and Values Working Group Ford Foundation, New York City.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Contributing author (numerous books).


Member Regional Board American Professors Peace in Middle East. Founding member Jewish Peace Lobby. Member of Society Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy, Society Women in Philosophy, Hegel Society America (board member Editorial Consultant Owl Minerva: The Journal 1992), American Academy Religion, American Philosophical Association, Association Jewish Studies, Academy Jewish Philosophy (member programming committee 1997), Association Politics and the Life Scales, Society Empirical Ethics (member governing board, founding member), North America Spinoza Society (member governing board 2004), Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Hiking, reading, travel, cooking, canoeing.


1 child Simha Esther.

Robert Maurice

Lucille Morrison Ravven

Simha Esther Ravven