Dr Tamra Wright
Director of Academic Studies
Dr Tamra Wright oversees LSJS's degree and teacher training programmes as well as the Susi Bradfield Educational Leadership programme.
She holds a visiting lectureship at King’s College London and teaches Jewish thought on the LSJS/King’s MA Jewish Studies. A specialist in 20th century Jewish philosophy, she delivered the Stanford Lectures in Philosophy of Religion at Cambridge University in 2009 and is the author of The Twilight of Jewish Philosophy: Emmanuel Levinas’s Ethical Hermeneutics. She has also published articles on Jabès, Buber, Levinas, Fackenheim, and post-holocaust Jewish thought.
She is a graduate of the UJIA Ashdown Fellowships and a founding member of the advisory board and faculty of the Cambridge Co-exist Leadership Programme for faith leaders [http://www.interfaith.cam.ac.uk/en/education/cclp]. She is a member of the steering committee of PLUS (people like us) http://www.people-like-us.org.uk/, a grassroots multifaith educational initiative, and a member of the leadership development steering group of Women in Jewish Leadership, a project of the Board of Deputies supported by the Jewish Leadership Council. http://www.thejlc.org/portfolio/commission-for-women-in-jewish-leadership/