Ruth Tsoffar

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Ruth Tsoffar

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Women's Studies

204 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1290

rtsoffar@umich.edu
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  • Affiliation(s)
    • Comparative Literature
      Women's Studies
      Anthropology
  • About

    Ruth Tsoffar is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Women's Studies and Faculty Associate in the Frankel Institute for advanced Jewish Studies.  Her scholarly interests include Feminism, sexuality and gender in multicultural society; colonialism, ethnicity, and nationalism, poetry and poetics, theories of reading, Israeli, Jewish and Palestinian literatures, Biblical narratives, ethnography and folklore.

  • Education
    • Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley 1993,
      Near Eastern Studies Department