Professorship in Judaic and Holocaust Studies Named at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Adam Fuller, an associate professor at Beeghly College of Liberal Arts, Social Sciences and Education at Youngstown State University, was designated with the William B. Clayman Professorship in Judaic and Holocaust Studies at a Dec. 4 ceremony.

William and Hilda Clayman established the endowment in memory of their son David to support the Judaic and Holocaust Studies Program at YSU. 

The Clayman family founded Niles Iron and Metal Co. Inc. in 1917 and has maintained the company as a family business through four generations.

The program includes, but is not limited to, expanded course offerings in Jewish, Holocaust and Israel studies; student field experience; a library; and a speaker series.

“The Clayman Family wishes to congratulate Dr. Fuller on his bestowal of the Professorship of Judaic and Holocaust Studies,” said Gary Clayman, son of William and Hilda Clayman.

Fuller has been a professor at YSU in the Department of Politics and International Relations since 2012. He received his B.A. in political science and international security and conflict resolution from San Diego State University; his M.A. in political science from the

University of British Columbia; and his Ph.D. in political science from Claremont Graduate University.

Pictured at top: Gary Clayman, left, and Adam Fuller.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.