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Jeffrey Shoulson

Doris and Simon Konover Chair in Judaic Studies and Director of the Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life


A. B., Princeton University

M. Phil., University of Cambridge

Ph. D., Yale University 

Areas of Expertise

Early Modern Literature and Culture

Jewish-Christian Relations

Christian Hebraism 

Religion and Literature

Jewish Literature 

Biblical and Rabbinic Literature

Contact Information

Office/Hours: Center for Judaic Studies, Dodd 153/ Mondays, 1:00-3:00 PM
Phone: 860-486-2271


Milton and the Rabbis:  Hebraism, Hellenism, and Christianity (Columbia UP, 2001), which was awarded the American Academy of Jewish Research's Salon Baron Prize.

Hebraica Veritas?  Christian Hebraists, Jews, and the Study of Judaism in Early Modern Europe, with Allison P. Coudert (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004).

Fictions of Conversion:  Jews, Christians, and Cultures of Change in Early Modern England  (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013).