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Barbara Lesch-Mccaffry

Dr. Barbara Lesch McCaffry has a doctorate in Contemporary British and American Poetry. She is an Emerita Professor in Sonoma State University’s interdisciplinary program, The Hutchins School of Liberal Studies. She has also taught in the Departments of English, American Multicultural Studies, Global Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies. Since 2000, she has been actively involved in Holocaust and genocide education and has held leadership positions in the Alliance for the Study of Holocaust and Genocide. From 1980-2000 she served as the University’s Director of Affirmative Action and Faculty Affairs. She is a long-time member of Congregation New Shalom and has served on its Board since 2008.