Leah Hochman

Dr. Leah Hochman

Address3101 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45220

Assistant Professor of Jewish Thought, Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion

Ph.D., Boston University, 2000

Dr. Hochman is Assistant Professor of Jewish Thought on the Los Angeles campus. Her scholarly interests include the intersections of thought, philosophy and religion, the relationships between religion and literature in fiction, memoir, and autobiography, Judaism in the Americas, and Jewish life and culture in contemporary Germany. Her doctoral work focused on the aesthetic theory of Moses Mendelssohn and her current project deals with the concepts of the Ugly and Ugliness in 18th century European thought. Before coming to HUC-JIR, Dr. Hochman taught at the University of Florida and Boston University.

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