Dr. Tamara Mann Tweel is a Fellow of the Kogod Research Center at Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. She has spent her career educating students, faith leaders, and professionals on the history and value of American civil society and civic leadership.
Tamara received her Ph.D. in history from Columbia University and a master’s degree in theological studies from the Harvard Divinity School.
She currently serves as the Director of Civic Initiatives at the Teagle Foundation. In a previous role, she was the Director of Strategic Development at Hillel International’s Office of Innovation where she developed Civic Spirit, a civic leadership program currently piloting in Jewish and Catholic independent schools in New York. She is seminar faculty at Columbia University’s Center for American Studies, where she teaches courses in the history and ethics of American social welfare and citizenship.