Alexandra Zirkle

PhD

Alexandra Zirkle.

Alexandra Zirkle

PhD

Alexandra Zirkle

PhD

Irving M. and Marilyn C. Shuman Visiting Assistant Professor

Contact Information

709 Clemens Hall

Buffalo NY, 14216

Phone: (716) 645-3695

azirkle@buffalo.edu

Education

  • PhD, The Divinity School, University of Chicago  
  • MSt, The Study of Jewish Christian Relations, The Divinity Faculty, The University of Cambridge
  • MA, Master of Arts Program in the Humanities, The University of Chicago
  • BA, Department of History, Brigham Young Universtiy

About

Professor Alexandra Zirkle's research focuses on Modern Jewish Thought; Politics of modern exegesis (biblical commentaries, sermons); Jewish critiques of capitalism; & Jewish-Christian intellectual relations. Professor Zirkle is working on her first book project titled Biblical Interpretation and the Formations of Modern German Jewry. The book will trace how biblical commentaries constituted a site of political contestation between German Jews and Protestants during the nineteenth century.