Annette Yoshiko Reed

Associate Professor
226 Cohen Hall
(215) 898-5822

Annette Yoshiko Reed Associate Professor in the Department of Religious Studies. After graduate studies at Harvard Divinity School (M.T.S. 1999) and Princeton University (M.A. 2001; Ph.D. 2002), she taught in the Department of Religious Studies at McMaster University. She joined the Penn faculty in 2007.

Annette Yoshiko Reed's research spans Second Temple Judaism, early Christianity, and Jewish/Christian relations in Late Antiquity. Her publications include Fallen Angels and the History of Judaism and Christianity (Cambridge 2005), over forty articles on ancient Judaism and Christianity, and four co-edited volumes, including Jews, Christians, and the Roman Empire (ed. with Natalie Dohrmann; Penn Press 2013); Envisioning Judaism (ed. with R.S. Boustan et al.; Mohr Siebeck 2013); Heavenly Realms and Earthly Realities in Late Antique Religions (ed. with Ra'anan Boustan; Cambridge UP 2004); and The Ways that Never Parted: Jews and Christians in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages (ed. with Adam H. Becker; Mohr Siebeck 2003; Fortress 2007). Current projects include a monograph on Demons, Angels, and Writing in Ancient Judaism (under contract with Cambridge UP) and a co-authored book on Enoch from Antiquity to the Middle Ages (with John Reeves; under contract with Oxford UP) as well a book on the Pseudo-Clementine Homilies and the history of "Jewish-Christianity."

Courses Taught: 
  • RELS 002: Religions of the West
  • RELS 125: Dead Sea Scrolls
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