Judaic Studies, Second Temple Literature, Dead Sea Scrolls
Dr. Alexandria Frisch holds a Ph.D. in Second Temple Judaism from New York University, an M.A. in Religion from Yale Divinity School, and an M.A. in Jewish Education from Baltimore Hebrew University. Frisch is the author of The Danielic Discourse on Empire in Second Temple Literature (Brill 2017), which examines empire in Second Temple literature through a postcolonial lens. Frisch also has been a scholar-in-residence at The Tikvah Center for Jewish Law and Civilization at NYU and a fellow at the Center for Jewish Law and Contemporary Civilization at Cardozo Law School. Her latest article, “The Power of Pain: A Literary Reading of the Wicked Priest’s Death(s) in 1QpHab” appears in the recent festschrift for Prof. Lawrence Schiffman, her doctoral adviser.