Ph.D., Jewish Thought, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 2011.

Rabbinic Ordination, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 2007.

M.A., Jewish Philosophy, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 2006.

B.A., Classical Languages, Carleton College, 2001.

Other Publications


Edited Volume:

  • Jewish Virtue Ethics, co-edited with Alexander Green and Alan Mittleman (SUNY Press, forthcoming).

Articles and Book Chapters:


  • Yisrael (Lipkin) Salanter, “Light of Israel” (selections from Letter #30), in Jewish Legal Theories: Writings on State, Religion, and Morality, ed. Leora Batnitzky and Yonatan Brafman (Brandeis University Press, 2018), 65–68.

  • Simhah Zissel Ziv, “Notice Posted on the Door of the Kelm Talmud Torah Before the High Holidays,” Jewish Review of Books, vol. 4, no. 3 (2013): 46.


Society of Jewish Ethics

American Academy of Religion

Association for Jewish Studies

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