Claire Sufrin Assistant Director of Jewish Studies; Associate Professor of Instruction in Jewish Studies

Professor Sufrin is a scholar of modern Judaism, with research and teaching interests including modern Jewish thought, Judaism in America, feminism, and Zionism. Her current research project addresses the overlap of religion and literature in 20th century America. She holds a PhD in Religious Studies from Stanford University and has taught previously at Notre Dame, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Northeastern University.

Jewish Studies Courses

  • Religion 101-6: First year seminar: Jews and Christians in Dialogue
  • Religion 230: Introduction to Judaism
  • Religion 339: Gender and Judaism
  • Religion 339/374: God after the Holocaust
  • Religion 339/369: American Judaism
  • Religion 339: Modern Jewish Thought
  • Religion 374: Religion and Literature
  • Jewish Studies 210: Jewish Studies: An Overview