Co-ordinator of the Santa Fe Jewish Book Council. He is an author and editor, and for the last decade he has been the Editor of Gaon Books. He has worked with best-selling authors and directed dozens of authors through successful completion of published works, many of which have become award-winning books.

He is a cultural anthropologist with a Ph.D. from Indiana University and postdoctoral studies at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies at the University of Oxford, U.K. He is a former University Vice-President and Dean of Academic Affairs, who also worked in South America for eighteen years with UNICEF, the Ford Foundation and other international agencies. Hart has written a dozen books on cultural history and social change. His most recent book is Judaism, a introduction to the history, cultures, and religion in Jewish life.


Ron D. Hart







Awards and Recognition
National Endowment for the Humanities
National Science Foundation
Ford Foundation
Others, such as:
Neustadt Lecturer on Jewish Life, 2008
Oklahoma City University
Dr. Allan P. & Leona Hurst Award 2014
New Mexico Jewish Historical Society

(For outstanding contributions to New Mexico Jewish history)

He can be contacted at
Ron D. Hart
P.O. Box 23924
Santa Fe, NM 87502

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