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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

Shira Schwartz

Shira Schwartz portrait

Assistant Professor, Phyllis Backer Professor of Jewish Studies

Religion

Jewish Studies Minor / Modern Jewish Studies

seschwar@syr.edu


Research Interests

Rabbinic Judaism, American Jewish Orthodoxy and ex-Orthodoxy (OTD) Studies, Queer/Trans and Feminist Religious Studies, Textual and Hormonal Ethnography, Jewish Education, Learning Spaces and Learning Bodies

Honors and Awards

2019-2020 Richard & Lillian Ives Graduate Fellow at the Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan; Holstein Dissertation Fellow in Queer/Transgender Religious Studies, University of California, Riverside