Academic Leave Spring 2017
Office: Wingate 308
Annalise joins Wake Forest from Wesleyan University where she served as a visiting assistant professor in Jewish Studies. Prior to that position, she was a postdoctoral fellow in the same department and taught introductory courses on the Hebrew Bible and Judaism, as well as a seminar on Hasidism. Annalise received her B.A. in Religion and Human Rights from Hampshire College before going on to obtain both her M.A. and C. Phil. in Religious Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Three years later, Annalise defended her dissertation, Jewish Identity between ‘Religion’ and ‘Race’ in Shaare Tefila Congregation v. Cobb, to receive her Ph.D., also from the University of California – Santa Barbara. Throughout her education, Annalise has presented at various conferences throughout North America focusing on Jewish Identity. In 2009, she co-organized “Negotiating Legal Boundaries,” a Law and Society Graduate Student Conference at UC-Santa Barbara. Annalise is a member of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities, as well as the Association for Jewish Studies, among others.