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Laura Cutler Managing Director, Center for Israel Studies CAS | Israel Studies

A.B. 1977, Washington University in St. Louis, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
M.A. Johns Hopkins School of Advances International Studies

Favorite Spot on Campus
Anyway on campus! I love working in an arboretum. Every inch of campus is beautiful.
Laura Katz Cutler is Managing Director of the Meltzer Schwartzberg Center for Israel Studies at American University. A former commercial banker with Wells Fargo Bank, Ms. Cutler is a community activist and active member of the Washington, DC, Jewish community, where she has been a tireless advocate for innovation in Jewish education. She is past chairman of the board of PANIM: The Institute for Jewish Leadership and Values and was a founding board member of the Partnership for Jewish Life and Learning. Ms. Cutler serves on the boards of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and Moishe House. She holds a masters degree in international relations from The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.