Sari Fein

Lecturer in Jewish Studies and Lecturer in Religion

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Contact & Office Hours

Spring 2022
Tuesday, 11 a.m.–noon
Thursday, 11 a.m.–noon

Henshaw C2 202

Education

M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School

M.S., CUNY Hunter College

Biography

Sari Fein teaches on the Hebrew Bible and early Judaism. Her particular areas of speciality include constructions of women and gender, biblical and early Jewish family structures, Christian-Jewish interaction in Late Antiquity, and early Jewish synagogue art. She is currently completing her doctoral studies at Brandeis University, where she is a dissertation fellow at the Brandeis Women’s Studies Research Center. Her dissertation is entitled “Conceiving Motherhood: The Reception of Biblical Mothers in the Early Jewish Imagination.”

She holds a master of theological studies in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament from Harvard Divinity School and master’s in special education from CUNY Hunter College. At Brandeis, Fein has taught in the Near Eastern and Judaic studies department as a university prize instructor and in the university writing program. She has published on topics ranging from Margaret Atwood and the Bible, to material culture and women’s religious experience in antiquity.