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Ellen Lasser LeVee

Ellen Lasser LeVee

Ellen Lasser LeVee received her PhD in Sociology from the University of California at Berkeley. Her areas of research interest include Sociology of Religion, Social Theory and Judaism, and Women and Judaism. She has wide ranging experience in both teaching and administration, having taught Sociology at Berkeley, lectured on Jewish texts in adult education settings, coordinated the teaching efforts of clinicians in the area of Medical Humanities and Bioethics for the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, and instructed students in writing at the Hebrew Theological College’s Blitstein Teacher’s Institute. Among her publications are articles in the journal Religion and Intellectual Life and the book series Lifecycles.

Jewish Studies

PhD, University of California, Berkeley

Research Interests

  • Sociology of Religion
  • Social Theory and Judaism
  • Women and Judaism


  • Judaism and Postmodernity
  • Contemporary Jewish Experiences