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  • Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Religion


PhD, Yale University, 2015
MPhil, Yale University, 2012
BA, Boston University, 2009


Shari Rabin is a scholar of modern Judaism and American religions with a particular interest in the relationship between religion, space, and place. She is the author of Jews on the Frontier: Religion and Mobility in Nineteenth-century America (NYU Press, 2017), which won the National Jewish Book Award in American Jewish Studies and was a finalist for the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature.