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Judith Baskin in the Knight Professor of Humanities at the University of Oregon. She is also president of the Association for Jewish Studies.
Baskin received her PhD in Medieval Studies and subsequently went on to teach at the Universities of Massachusetts and Albany SUNY. At the University of Albany Baskin became the chair of the Department of Judaic Studies.
She has written several books on women in Judaism including Midrashic Women: Formations of the Feminine in Midrashic Literature (2002); Jewish Women in Historical Perspective (1998) ; and Women of the World: Jewish Women and Jewish Writing (1994).
Source: Union for Reform Judaism