Dr. Carol K. Ingall is the Dr. Bernard Heller Professor Emerita of Jewish Education at The Jewish Theological Seminary. Her areas of expertise are curriculum and instruction, moral education, and the history of American Jewish education, affording her ample opportunities to teach and explore what constitutes effective Jewish education.
Dr. Ingall's publications include: Moral Education in Middle Schools (Ablex, 1997); Transmission and Transformation: A Jewish Perspective on Moral Education (Melton Research Center, 1999), winner of the National Jewish Book Award in education; Down the Up Staircase: Tales of Teaching in Jewish Day Schools (JTS Press, 2006); and The Women Who Reconstructed American Jewish Education, 1910–1965 (Brandeis University Press, 2010.)
Dr. Ingall has written numerous articles for the Journal of Jewish Education, Religious Education, and Conservative Judaism. She has presented papers at the Network for Research in Jewish Education, the Association of Jewish Studies, the Association for Moral Education, and the World Congress of Jewish Studies. In May 2002, she was the scholar-in-residence at Leo Baeck College in London.
In October 2010, Dr. Ingall was selected to participate in a panel discussion on The Salon, a series devoted to women's issues, airing on the Jewish Channel. In episode eight, she appears along with hosts Rachel Sklar, editor at large of Mediaite, and Jane Eisner, editor of the Forward, and fellow panelists Nadine Epstein, editor and publisher of Moment, and Irin Carmon, writer for Jezebel.com. View clips from the program.
Dr. Ingall received bachelor's degrees from Barnard College and the Seminary College of Jewish Studies. She holds master's degrees from the University of Chicago and the University of Rhode Island. Dr. Ingall received her EdD from Boston University.
The Women Who Reconstructed American Jewish Education, 1910–1965 (Dr. Ingall discusses the book in a podcast interview with The Forward and in a JTS Library Book Talk)