Jeffrey Shoulson


Vice Provost for Academic Operations

Professor of Literatures, Culture, and Languages

Professor of English


A. B., Princeton University, 1988

M. Phil., University of Cambridge, 1990

Ph. D., Yale University, 1995

Areas of Expertise

Early Modern Literature and Culture

Jewish-Christian Relations

Christian Hebraism

Religion and Literature

Jewish Literature

Biblical and Rabbinic Literature

Selected Publications:

Milton and the Rabbis:  Hebraism, Hellenism, and Christianity (Columbia UP, 2001), which was awarded the American Academy of Jewish Research’s Salon Baron Prize.

Hebraica Veritas?  Christian Hebraists, Jews, and the Study of Judaism in Early Modern Europe, with Allison P. Coudert (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004).

Fictions of Conversion:  Jews, Christians, and Cultures of Change in Early Modern England  (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013).

Current Research: English Bible translations from Tyndale to the King James Version, with particular attention to the increased interest in and use of Jewish materials.


See Jeffrey Shoulson’s Faculty Bookshelf page

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Contact Information
Mailing AddressUniversity of Connecticut
Center for Judaic Studies
Dodd Research Center
405 Babbidge Road, U-1205
Storrs, CT 06269-1205
Office LocationGulley Hall, First Floor