Danielle Kranjec, Pittsburgh-JUC

Danielle Kranjec, Pittsburgh-JUC

Danielle has served as the Senior Jewish Educator at Hillel JUC since 2013. Prior to her work at Hillel, she served as the Adult Education Coordinator at the Agency for Jewish Learning. Danielle holds an MA in Medieval Jewish Studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary, where she also completed her doctoral coursework. A medievalist by training, Danielle received her BA from Oberlin College, was a Graduate Research Fellow at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and also completed studies at the Universidad Castilla-La Mancha and the Universidad de Cordoba in Spain, as well as at NYU, The CUNY Graduate Center, and Columbia University. Danielle works with student leaders and individuals to enrich Jewish life on campus through fostering a deep connection to the Jewish tradition, as well as directing several learning fellowship opportunities throughout the year. Danielle lives in Squirrel Hill with her husband Alex, a professor at Duquesne, and their children Eli and Margalit.