Speakers Bureau

Name: Dr. Carol Ingall
Dr. Bernard Heller Professor of Jewish Education
Department: Jewish Education

Dr. Carol Ingall teaches and writes about the social construction of Jewish values and the power of narrative in crafting a moral imagination. Her publications include Maps, Metaphors and Mirrors: 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, 1999); and The Women Who Reconstructed American Jewish Education, 1910–1965 (Brandeis University Press, 2010).

She has presented papers at the Network for Research in Jewish Education, the Association of Moral Education, and the Association of Jewish Studies.

She 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.



  • "Jewish Education Caught in the Crossfire: The Values Wars"
  • "Superman without Spandex: The Elijah Narrative"
  • "How Women Kidnapped Jewish Classrooms and Zionized American Jewry"


  • Jewish Education
  • Moral Education
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