Dr. Charles Asher Small is the founding Director and President of the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP). He is also a Visiting Professor at the Moshe Dayan Centre for Middle East and African Studies, Tel Aviv University, and was the Koret Distinguished Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University.
Charles convened groundbreaking academic seminar series in the emerging field of contemporary antisemitism studies at Columbia University, Harvard, the Sorbonne and Stanford University.
Charles was the founding Director of the Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism (YIISA), the first interdisciplinary research center on antisemitism at a North American university. He lectured internationally and worked as a consultant and policy advisor in North America, Europe, Southern Africa, and the Middle East. Charles specializes in social and cultural theory, globalization and national identity, socio-cultural policy, social movements, and racism(s) – including antisemitism(s).
Charles is the author of books and articles including the six Volume “Global Antisemitism: A Crisis of Modernity” (Brill and ISGAP). Charles is committed to creating scholarly programming and research on contemporary antisemitism at top tier universities internationally, and establishing contemporary antisemitism studies as a recognized academic discipline.