Jodi Eichler-Levine

University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh


Jodi Eichler-Levine is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh. She holds a joint appointment with the Women’s Studies Program. Professor Eichler-Levine has earned a B.A. in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Religion from Columbia University.

Professor Eichler-Levine’s work has appeared in American Quarterly and Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies.  Her research interests include the meeting of religion and children’s literature, the varying forms of contemporary American Jewish culture, and the intersection between material practice and everyday religion. In Professor Eichler-Levine’s current book project, which is under contract with New York University Press, she examines how Jewish Americans and African Americans incorporate traumatic pasts and religious ideals in stories young people.

At UW Oshkosh, Professor Eichler-Levine teaches courses on a wide variety of topics in Religious Studies, Jewish Studies, and Women’s Studies.  She is an avid Boston Red Sox fan, and is developing a fondness for the Green Bay Packers. She also enjoys knitting and adores Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Battlestar Galactica.


Assistant Professor

Department of Religious Studies

Women’s Studies Program

Department of Religious Studies and Anthropology

University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh

800 Algoma Boulevard

Oshkosh, WI 54901

Office: Swart 320 (beginning late August 2011)

Phone: 920.424.7307

Fax: 920.424.0882