Areas of Special Strength

Penn's faculty and course offerings are especially strong in the following areas:

  • Bible and History of Biblical Interpretation: Dohrmann, Ben-Amos, Fishman, Weitzman
  • Ancient and Medieval Judaism: Ben-Amos, Dohrmann, Fishman, Gross, Wilker
  • Jewish Intellectual and Social History: Teplitsky, Wenger, Nathans, Fishman, Dohrmann, Weitzman
  • Early Modern and Modern Jewish Culture: Teplitsky, Wenger, Nathans, Hellerstein, Weissberg, Filreis, Zelizer, Kiron, Gold, Sharkey, Weitzman
  • American Jewish Culture: Wenger, Hellerstein, Filreis, Zelizer, Kiron
  • Modern Jewish Literature: Gold, Hellerstein, Filreis, Weissberg, Zelizer
  • Gender and Jewish Culture Studies: Wenger, Hellerstein, Weissberg, Zelizer, Gold, Fishman
  • Israel Studies: Gold, Wenger, Zelizer, Sharkey