ISGAP's staff is headquartered in Manhattan, New York, with bases of operation in Canada, the United Kingdom, Italy, and Israel.
Manager of Programming and Operations
Ira Guberman is the Manager of Programming and Operations for ISGAP. Based at ISGAP’s headquarters in Manhattan, Ira serves as the hub of ISGAP’s global activities and aims to integrate the organization’s international projects, including the supervision of the annual ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute for Curriculum Development in Critical Antisemitism Studies. He earned a BA in International Relations at the University of Delaware and a Masters in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh. He served as a Masa Israel Teaching Fellow in Rehovot, Israel, and was a fundraising fellow at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).
Director of Development and Operations
Matthew Grossman is the new Director of Development and Operations for ISGAP. Matthew founded EntreVision with three partners and, as CFO, was instrumental in growing the company to over $20mm in sales and successfully selling the business to Nurun, a subsidiary of Quebecor. After a brief career as a high school teacher at Tanenbaum CHAT, Matthew returned to the technology world, purchasing Architronics in 2005. Matthew managed Architronics, maintaining its reputation as one of the top custom electronics integrators in North America and sold the business to Avante Security in 2018. Given the threat that contemporary antisemitism poses locally and globally, Matt decided to leave the business world and apply his skills to combating antisemitism and to ensure that ISGAP is funded sufficiently to achieve its goals. Matt earned his BASc in Systems Design Engineering at University of Waterloo, and an MBA at York University, Toronto.
Aaron T. Walter
Director of Online Programming and Media Relations
Aaron T. Walter is Director of Online Programming and Media Relations for ISGAP. He earned a BA in Political Science, an MBA, and holds a Ph.D. in International Relations. He used his more than 10 years of online teaching experience to design and construct ISGAP’s online course. Prior to him joining ISGAP, in 2018, he was a Scholar-In-Residence at St. John’s College, Oxford, as part of the ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute for Curriculum Development in Critical Antisemitism Studies. From 2016-2018 he was Project Coordinator of the prestigious Jean Monnet Chair in Migration Studies at the University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Trnava, Slovakia. He serves as a W.J. Fulbright Commission Board Member for the U.S. Embassy in Slovakia.
Dr. Robert Hassan
Director, ISGAP Italy
Robert Hassan is the Director of ISGAP-Italy, where he runs the seminar on critical studies of contemporary forms of antisemitism at Sapienza University in Rome. He holds a Law Degree from Sapienza University, where he specialized in Comparative Constitutional Law. Dr. Hassan is an entrepreneur in the field of strategies and communication. With more than 15 years of experience in managing complex projects with organizations, he has achieved much auccess with the media in Italy. He has designed and implemented strategies and communication plans for governments, businesses, and foreign and domestic enterprises. He has handled the largest collection of materials and documents on the Holocaust in Italy.
Dr. Mala Tabory
Director, ISGAP Israel
Dr. Mala Tabory Mala Tabory holds a B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University (cum laude) and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in International Relations, specializing in International Law. She served in the Legal Division at the UN Secretariat as part of a Fellowship Program, and she was a Research Fellow at the Center for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University. She has conducted research at the Davis Center on Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University.
Simone Dinah Hartmann
Director, ISGAP Austria
Simone Dinah Hartmann holds an MSc in Information Technology and Politics from The Vienna University of Technology. In response to Iran’s nuclear program she founded STOP THE BOMB, the European-wide Coalition for a Nuclear-free and Democratic Iran, and served as its director and spokesperson in Austria since 2007. In 2013, Ms. Hartmann was a Fellow at the Tikvah Fund in New York and then served as Vice President of Operations at United Against Nuclear Iran in New York from 2014-2015. Upon her return to Europe she became a consultant for the European Jewish Congress and the Director of the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy in Austria. She also serves as the Executive Director of MEDEA – Middle East Democracy Alliance. Ms. Hartmann has lectured widely across Europe, Israel, and the United States and published extensively in the German-language and international press on matters related to the security of Israel, anti-Semitism, radical Islam, and the Iranian threat. She has co- published two anthologies on Iran and its European and international supporters and enablers.
Director, Public Relations
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