Andrew Rehfeld, Ph.D.

Andrew Rehfeld, Ph.D., is the 10th President of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR). A leading political scientist and distinguished Jewish communal leader, Dr. Rehfeld’s career has bridged both the academic and professional worlds as associate professor of political science at Washington University and as president and CEO of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis. He began his tenure on April 1, 2019 and is committed to ensuring HUC's academic excellence for its students and faculty during the current pandemic crisis.