Fellows of Jonathan Edwards

A (11) | B (24) | C (15) | D (11) | E (14) | F (15) | G (16) | H (19) | I (1) | J (7) | K (17) | L (17) | M (19) | N (10) | O (3) | P (14) | Q (1) | R (10) | S (20) | T (6) | U (1) | V (3) | W (11) | X (1) | Y (2) | Z (2)

Uma Shankar


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OISS Advisor at the Office of International Students and Scholars

uma.shankar@yale.edu

Nari Shelekpayev


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Nari Shelekpayev is a Professor at the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures. He has broad interests related to urban and cultural history of the Russian Empire, Soviet Union, and post-Soviet states, including performance and soundscapes. At Yale, he teaches courses on Bulgakov’s Master and Margarita, Eurasian cities, as well as an introductory course on the history of Russian and Soviet music.

Lorraine Siggins


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Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

Richard A. Silverman


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Born and raised in Memphis, entered Yale & JE at 17, was an intramural athlete and printer in the JE Print Shop.  Withdrew after junior year.  Joined the Army, married Nancy, served in Military Intelligence in Germany, where daughter Melissa was born.  After discharge, returned to Yale, where son Joshua was born.  Graduated with BA in 1970, awarded Carnegie Foundation teaching Fellowship and accepted into the PhD program by the Yale Philosophy Department.  Left without the degree to teach at The Children’s Center in Hamden, CT.  Yale admissions career began in 1977: Six years in Undergraduate Admissions, 16 years as Director of Admissions at the School of Management, and almost 20 years as Director of Admissions at the School of Medicine.  Retired in 2018 and, with Nancy (retired earlier from the American Red Cross) entered the next chapter of their life together. 

Catherine Skinner


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Former Master of JE. Appointment in the Dept of Geology & Geophysics 

catherine.skinner@yale.edu

Mitchell Smooke


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Stratcona Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

mitchell.smooke@yale.edu

David Sorkin


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Lucy G. Moses Professor of Judaic Studies and Professor of History

david.sorkin@yale.edu

Alan Stamm


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Alan Stamm  is a proud member of YC Class of 52! He is an Associate Fellow of JE. After his graduation in 1952 (as an English major w/ 4 years of financial aid) he served 2 years active sea duty in the US Navy, and then attended Harvard Law School (with a JD in  1957). He lives in Los Angeles and has practiced law in CA for more than 60 years. He’s still working, currently serving as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association.  He’s reasonably fluent in Spanish, and has trekked extensively in the Andes, Himalayas, Africa, the Alps and elsewhere.  He’s been happily married for many years, and he and his wife have one child, Lucinda, who graduated from Yale (and JE!)  in 2004. He’s been Chair of Class Agents for his class for 20+  years – and his Class regularly is in the Number 1 top spot among all Yale college classes in terms of its overall percentage of annual alumni Fund participation.

Contact Alan at stamm.alan@gmail.com

Robert Stern


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J.M. Hoppin Professor of Architecture; former Dean of the School of Architecture

robert.a.m.stern@yale.edu

Howard Stern


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Howard Stern received his A.B. from Harvard (German) in 1968 and his Ph.D. from Yale (Comparative Literature) in 1978. He has published critical essays on Mörike, Rilke, Morgenstern, Benjamin, Celan, Concrete Poetry, music theory, and Yiddish literature, as well as original poetry and translations of German poetry from Goethe and Schiller to Morgenstern. His teaching interests include German Language, Poetry in Performance, Theory and Practice of Literary Translation, Formalism, Yiddish Language and Literature, European Literature from Homer to Dante, and Music. His special projects involve wine tasting, recitation and performance, and low-technology teaching. Howard Stern retired after Spring term 2016.
 

howard.stern@yale.edu