1996 …2023

Research activity per year

Personal profile

Research interests

Cultural Contact in Medieval Iberia Literary Theory and Cultural Studies Hebrew and Arabic cultures of Europe The Medieval Mediterranean and its Legacy Sephardic Traditions Mediterranean Studies Religious Studies & Philosophies

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

MA, University of California at Davis


Award Date: Oct 3 2017

Associate Professor of Spanish, University of California at Irvine


Award Date: Aug 7 2017

PhD, University of California


Award Date: Sep 20 2001

External Positions

Director of Medieval Studies, UMN

2016 → …

Affiliate Faculty in Religious Studies, UMN

2016 → …

Affilate Faculty in Early Modern History, UMN

2010 → …

Affiliate Faculty in Jewish Studies, UMN

2010 → …

Research Interest Keywords

  • Arabic
  • Medieval Iberia
  • Hebrew Literature and culture
  • Spanish
  • Al-Andalus
  • Manuscript Studies
  • Material Culture
  • Islam
  • Judaism
  • philosophy
  • cultural production
  • literature
  • Spain
  • Religion
  • Jewish Studies


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