Colleges and Universities Still Institutional Members of the American Studies Association (ASA) Despite Vote to Boycott Israel

Action Alert: Urge University Leaders to Withdraw ASA Membership

 

More than 80 colleges and universities are listed as Institutional Members of the American Studies Association in the September 2013 ASA Journal.¬† Following the ASA’s vote to endorse an academic boycott of Israel, five universities officially withdrew their ASA membership:

Bard College
Brandeis University
Indiana University
Kenyon College
Penn State Harrisburg
University of Texas – Dallas

Eleven colleges and universities on the ASA Institutional Members list deny that they are members of that organization:

Brown University
Carnegie-Mellon University
Hamilton College
Northwestern University
Temple University
Trinity College
Tufts University
University of Alabama
University of Mississippi
University of Southern California
Willamette University

The following colleges and universities have not withdrawn their ASA memberships or denied membership, although many of them have made statements condemning the ASA’s academic boycott of Israel.¬† Please contact one or more of the university leaders whose contact information is listed below and urge them to withdraw their university’s ASA membership.

To “Cc” all university leaders, scroll down to the bottom of the page.

* Indicates University has condemned the academic boycott of Israel

Universities and CollegesNameTitleEmailPhone
Boston CollegeWilliam P. Leahy, S.J.Presidentwilliam.leahy@bc.edu617-552-3250
* Boston UniversityDr. Robert A. BrownPresidentpresident@bu.edu, bupres@bu.edu617-353-2200
Brigham Young UniversityCecil O. SamuelsonPresidenthttp://president.byu.edu/contact801-422-2521
California State University, FullertonMildred GarciaPresidentpresidentgarcia@fullerton.edu657-278-3456
California State University, Long BeachDonald J. ParaPresidentDonald.Para@csulb.edu562-985-4121
* College of Staten Island, CUNYWilliam J. FritzInterim Presidentwilliam.fritz@csi.cuny.edu
* College of William and MaryTaylor ReveleyPresidenttaylor@wm.edu757-221-1693
* Cornell UniversityDavid J. SkortonPresidentpresident@cornell.edu607-255-5201
CUNY Graduate Center, American Studies Certificate ProgramDuncan FahertyProfessor Graduate Centerduncan.faherty@qc.cuny.edu718-997-4668
DePaul UniversityRev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M.E.PresidentDePaulPresidentsOffice@depaul.edu312-362-8850
* Dickinson CollegeNancy A. RosemanPresidentpresofc@dickinson.edu717-245-1323
* Emory UniversityJames W. WagnerPresidentjames.wagner@emory.edu404-727-6013
* Fordham UniversityJoseph M. McShane, S.J.PresidentPresident@fordham.edu718-817-3000
Franklin College of IndianaDr. James (Jay) G. MoseleyPresidentjmoseley@franklincollege.edu317-738-8010
* George Washington UniversitySteven KnappPresidentsknapp@gwu.edu202-994-6500
* Georgetown UniversityJohn J. DeGioiaPresidentpresident@georgetown.edu202-687-4134
* Harvard UniversityDrew Gilpin FaustPresidentpresident@harvard.edu617-495-1502
Kennesaw State UniversityDaniel S. PappPresidentljohnson@kennesaw.edu770-423-6033
* Lehigh UniversityAlice P. GastPresidentpres@lehigh.edu610-758-3157
* Michigan State University, English DepartmentPatrick O’DonnellChair, English Departmentpod@msu.edu517-355-7576
* Middlebury CollegeRonald D. LiebowitzPresidentpresoff@middlebury.edu802-443-5400
* New York UniversityJohn SextonPresidentjohn.sexton@nyu.edu212- 998-2345
* Princeton UniversityChristopher L. EisgruberPresidenteisgruber@Princeton.edu609-258-6100
* Ramapo CollegePeter Philip Mercer, L.L.B., Ph.D.Presidentpresident@ramapo.edu201-684-7607
* Richard Stockton College of New JerseyHerman J. Saatkamp, Jr.Presidenth.saatkamp@stockton.edu609-652-4521
* Rider UniversityMordechai RozanskiPresidentmrozanski@rider.edu609-896-5001
* Roger Williams UniversityDonald J. Farish, Ph.D., J.D.Presidentdfarish@rwu.edu401-254-3200
Rowan College of New JerseyAli Asghar HoushmandPresidentpresidenthoushmand@rowan.edu856-256-4100
* Rutgers University, New BrunswickRobert BarchiPresidentpresident@rutgers.edu848-932-7454
Saint John Fisher CollegeDr. Donald E. Bain, Ph.D.Presidentdbain@sjfc.edu585-385-8010
Saint Louis UniversityWilliam R. KauffmanInterim Presidentkauffman@slu.edu314-977-2506
Saint Olaf CollegeDavid AndersonPresidentanderson@stolaf.edu507-786-2222 x 3000
* Skidmore CollegePhilip A. GlotzbachPresidentpglotzba@skidmore.edu518-580-5700
* Smith CollegeKathleen McCartneyPresidentkmccartney@smith.edu413-585-2100
Sophia UniversityNeal King, Ph.D.PresidentPresident@sofia.edu650-493-4430, ext. 229
St. Francis CollegeBrendan J. DuganPresidentbdugan@sfc.edu718-489-5416
* Stanford University, American Studies ProgramShelley Fisher FishkinDirectorsfishkin@stanford.edu650-723-1804
* Stanford University, Green LibraryRebecca Ione PernellLibrarian & Head, Access Services and Auxiliary Librariespernell@stanford.edu650-725-1277
Stetson UniversityWendy B. Libby, Ph.D./Joan BeasleyPresident/Executive Assistant (contact)jlbeasle@stetson.edu386-822-7251
* University of California, San DiegoPradeep K. KhoslaChancellorchancellor@ucsd.edu858-534-3135
* University of DelawareDr. Patrick T. HarkerPresidentpresident@udel.edu302-831-2111
University of HawaiiDavid LassnerInterim Presidentdavid.lassner@hawaii.edu808-956-8207
* University of IowaSally MasonPresidentsally-mason@uiowa.edu319-335-3549
* University of Maryland, Baltimore CountyFreeman A. Hrabowski, IIIPresidenthrabowsk@umbc.edu410-455-3880
* University of MinnesotaEric W. KalerPresidentupres@umn.edu612-626-1616
* University of New MexicoRobert G. FrankPresidentunmpres@unm.edu505-277-2626
* University of North Carolina, Chapel HillThomas W. RossPresidenttomross@northcarolina.edu919-962-9000
* University of Notre DameRev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.CPresidentpresident@nd.edu574-631-3903
University of Oklahoma Honors CollegeDavid L. BorenPresidentactionline@ou.edu405-325-1212
University of Southern MississippiRodney D. BennettPresidentpresident@usm.edu.601-266-5001
* University of Texas, AustinWilliam C Powers, JDPresidentpresident@po.utexas.edu512-471-1232
University of UtahDavid W. Pershing, Ph.D.Presidentpresident@utah.edu801-581-5701
* University of Western OntarioAmit ChakmaPresidentachakma@uwo.ca519-661-3106
University of WyomingRichard McGinityPresidentmcginity@uwyo.edu307-766-3444
* Vanderbilt UniversityNicholas S. ZepposChancellorchancellor@vanderbilt.edu615-322-1813
* VassarCatharine Bond HillPresidentpresidentsoffice@vassar.edu845-437-7200
Washington State UniversityElson S. FloydPresidentfloyde@wsu.edu509-335-4200
* Washington University, St. LouisMark S. Wrighton, Ph.DPresidentwrighton@wustl.edu314-935-5100
Western Connecticut State UniversityJames W. SchmotterPresidentschmotterj@wcsu.edu203-837-8754
Culture Youngstown State UniversityDr. Randy J. DunnPresidentrjdunn01@ysu.edu330-941-3101

 

Here is a full list of contact email addresses for the university leaders:
william.leahy@bc.edu , president@bu.edu, bupres@bu.edu, presidentgarcia@fullerton.edu, Donald.Para@csulb.edu, william.fritz@csi.cuny.edu, taylor@wm.edu, president@cornell.edu, duncan.faherty@qc.cuny.edu, DePaulPresidentsOffice@depaul.edu, presofc@dickinson.edu, james.wagner@emory.edu, President@fordham.edu, jmoseley@franklincollege.edu, sknapp@gwu.edu, president@georgetown.edu, president@harvard.edu, ljohnson@kennesaw.edu, pres@lehigh.edu, pod@msu.edu, presoff@middlebury.edu, john.sexton@nyu.edu, eisgruber@Princeton.EDU , president@ramapo.edu, h.saatkamp@stockton.edu, mrozanski@rider.edu, dfarish@rwu.edu, presidenthoushmand@rowan.edu, president@rutgers.edu, dbain@sjfc.edu, kauffman@slu.edu, anderson@stolaf.edu, pglotzba@skidmore.edu, kmccartney@smith.edu, President@sofia.edu, bdugan@sfc.edu, sfishkin@stanford.edu, pernell@stanford.edu, jlbeasle@stetson.edu, president@sandiego.edu, president@udel.edu, david.lassner@hawaii.edu, sally-mason@uiowa.edu, hrabowsk@umbc.edu, upres@umn.edu, unmpres@unm.edu, tomross@northcarolina.edu, president@nd.edu, actionline@ou.edu, president@usm.edu, president@po.utexas.edu, david.daniel@utdallas.edu, president@utah.edu, achakma@uwo.ca, mcginity@uwyo.edu, chancellor@vanderbilt.edu, presidentsoffice@vassar.edu, floyde@wsu.edu, wrighton@wustl.edu, schmotterj@wcsu.edu, rjdunn01@ysu.edu