About Lauren J. Spokane

Lauren Spokane hails from Pittsburgh, PA and moved to Seattle from Boston in the summer of 2011. As a community organizer with the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization and the Union for Reform Judaism, Lauren worked to inspire and train congregational leaders to make the change they want to see in their communities. Lauren is now the Associate Director of Jewish Studies at UW, helping faculty bring their knowledge to students and the community, while creating new opportunities for the interdisciplinary study of Jews and Judaism.