Faculty Profile

Andrea Lieber

Professor of Religion, Sophia Ava Asbell Chair in Judaic Studies (1998)

Contact Information

on sabbatical Fall 2016


East College Room 106


Her courses explore the transformations of Judaism as a living religion and evolving culture from its origins in antiquity through its varied manifestations in the 20th century. Special interests include: Judaism and early Christianity, Jewish mysticism (kabbalah), women and gender in Jewish tradition.


  • B.A., Vassar College, 1989
  • M.A., Columbia University, 1993
  • M.Phil., 1995
  • Ph.D., 1998