College Faculty



Adjunct Instructor in Educational Leadership

Dr. Karen Galardi is an adjunct instructor for Gratz College in the doctoral program in Educational Leadership. She is currently the Associate Vice President for Program Development and Planning at Holy Family University, but Dr. Galardi has held a variety of administrative and managerial roles at Holy Family University since 1990. She is an experienced higher education administrator with over 25 years of progressive managerial experience, with specialization in branch campus administration, adult education, strategic and operational planning and workshop development and facilitation.
Her Ed.D. in Organizational leadership and Higher Education Leadership is from Nova Southeastern University. She also has an MBA from Rider University. She received a B.A. from Holy Family University with a specialization in Marketing/Management.

Jane M. Gangi is a professor of education at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, New York, where she teaches courses in literacy, literature, and genocide in literature and art. Her publications include Genocide in Contemporary Children’s and Young Adult Literature: Cambodia to Darfur. Forthcoming is her chapter, “Representations of Genocide” in Deborah Mayersen’s A Cultural History of Genocide in the Modern World.

Adjunct Instructor Non-Profit Management

Allan Glazerman has over 25 years executive level not-for-profit experience supporting Jewish community organizations and synagogues ranging in size from 600 to 1500 families. He is currently the Executive Director of Congregation Or Tzion in Scottsdale, Arizona, one of the leading conservative synagogues in the Southwest. 
Prior to joining the Or Tzion staff, Allan served congregations in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, San Antonio, Texas, Sydney, Australia, Marietta, Georgia, and Fair Lawn, NJ.  He has overseen and advised numerous committees, including Personnel, Fund-raising, Budget and Finance, Membership, Dues Adjustments, and Collections. Earlier in his career he taught philosophy and then transitioned to Senior Adult camping, becoming the Director of the Block and Hexter Vacation Center.
Allan received his MBA from Kennesaw State University, his M.A. from Syracuse University, and his B.A. from the City College of New York. He has served on philosophy faculties at Syracuse University, The Pennsylvania State University, Bishop College, and the Dallas County Community College System. He has been with Gratz since 2005, teaching on-line courses in synagogue management, Jewish nonprofit management, and organizational behavior. 

Assistant Professor of Jewish Communal Service

Cantor David Green directs the internship program for the communal leadership students at Gratz College. He earned masters degrees in Jewish Studies, History, Jewish Education and Social Work. He also has a certificate in Jewish music. In addition, he also earned a D.Min. in Congregational Studies. He has experience in the fields of worship, life cycle events, pastoral care and education. He has been the Cantor at Congregation Beth Or since July of 1995.

Cantor Green is an adjunct professor in Jewish Communal Service & Pastoral Care at Gratz College. He is married to Lori who is the Education Director at Temple Sholom in Broomall, PA. They have two grown children, Michael & Adina.

Director of Library Services

Donna comes to Gratz College with 10 years of experience in archives, special collections and academic libraries, pushing them toward open access and creating welcoming, flexible learning spaces. She holds degrees from Temple University and the University of Pittsburgh in Art History and Library and Information Science, respectively. Donna's professional interests include digital access and preservation, socio-technological trends and communication, and the role of libraries in building community partnerships with shared knowledge and the support of first-generation college students. Her personal interests include cooking, road trips, and various creative projects.