Sari Fein

Lecturer in Jewish Studies and Lecturer in Religion


Contact & Office Hours

Fall 2022
Tuesday, 9–10 a.m.
Thursday, 1–2 p.m.

Henshaw C2 202


Ph.D., Brandeis University

M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School

M.S., CUNY Hunter College


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 recently completed her doctoral studies at Brandeis University. Her dissertation is entitled “Conceiving Motherhood: The Reception of Biblical Mothers in the Early Jewish Imagination.”

Additionally, Fein 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.