Allan Nadler is the Director of the Jewish Studies Program at Drew University, where he teaches a wide array of courses, with a focus on Jewish thought and East European Judaism. Professor Nadler also held the position of the Director of Research of the YIVO Institute in New York from 1991-1998.
An ordained Orthodox rabbi, Allan Nadler was the rabbi of Canada's largest and oldest traditional synagogue, Congregation Shaar Hashomayim in Montreal, from 1982-1991.
He has taught at McGill, New York University, Concordia and Cornell Universities.
He is currently completing a book on the history of Heresy in traditional Jewish theology. Allan's areas of research include late medieval and early modern Jewish thought and intellectual history; rabbinic literature; Orthodoxy; Hasidic Judaism.
Allan obtained his Ph.D. from Harvard.