I am currently the Robert A. Oden Postdoctoral Fellow for Innovation in the Humanities and Judaism at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. My interest focuses on questions of textuality, materiality, and liturgy in late antique Judaism and Christianity. In addition, I joined the editorial board of the Ancient Jew Review as the deputy Judaism editor in fall 2018. A short piece about my dissertation, which distills some of my other research interests, can be found here.


B.A. Classics, Macalester College

M.St. Jewish Studies in the Greco-Roman Period, Wolfson College, Oxford (with distinction)

Ph.D., Religious Studies (Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean), Brown University


Book Reviews:

David Friedenreich, Foreigners and their Food, for The Revealer

R. R. Neis, The Sense of Sight in Rabbinic Culture, for ancientjewreview.com

Guy Stroumsa, The Scriptural Universe of Ancient Christianity, for ancientjewreview.com

Aaron Hughes, Jacob Neusner on Religion, for Reading Religion


Pieces in edited volumes:

“Reading Regularly: The Formation of the Rabbinic Parashah,” in the conference proceedings of the Material Aspects of Ancient Reading conference (Heidelberg, 2018). Forthcoming.

Blog Posts


    Society of Biblical Literature

    Association of Jewish Studies

    American Academy of Religion

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