Professor Bakhos was awarded a Mellon Grant for the 2006-07 academic year to study Qur'anic scriptural interpretation at Princeton, where she will be a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Near Eastern Studies.
Ph.D., Jewish Theological Seminary, 2000.
MTS, Harvard University, 1992.
Judaism in its Hellenistic Context, edited volume. (Leiden: EJ Brill, 2004).
Current Trends in the Study of Midrash, edited volume. (Leiden: EJ Brill, 2006)
Ishmael on the Border: Rabbinic Portrayals of the First Arab. (New York: SUNY Press, 2006; recipient of Koret Foundation grant)
Articles, Essays, Book Chapter and Entries
"Midrash Aggadah," Readerís Guide to Judaism, Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 2000.
"The Talmud." Forthcoming in World Literature and Its Times 6: Middle Eastern Literatures and Their Times, ed. Joyce Moss (Detroit: Gale Group, 2004).
"Tannaitic Depictions of Ishmael." Forthcoming in Proceedings of the Rabbinical Assembly 2003 (New York: Rabbinical Assembly Press, 2006).
"Method (ological) Matters in the Study of Midrash." In Current Trends in the Study of Midrash, edited volume. (Leiden: EJ Brill, 2006).
"Early Medieval Jewish Interpretation." Forthcoming in History of Biblical Interpretation, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. (forthcoming)
"Abrahamís Visit to Ishmael in Pirke Rabbi Eliezer: A Revisit," Journal for the Study of Judaism (forthcoming).
"Figuring (out) Esau: The Rabbis and Their Others," Journal for Jewish Studies (forthcoming).
"Orality and Writing." In The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Daily Life in Roman Palestine, ed. Catherine Hezser (forthcoming).
"Aggadah." In Encyclopedia Judaica (Jerusalem: Keter Publishing, forthcoming).
Book Reviews and Book Review Essays
Karen Armstrong's In the Beginning and Levi Meier's Ancient Secrets, Citara, St. Bonaventure University, Spring 1997.
Shaye Cohen, ed., The Synoptic Problem in Rabbinic Literature (Providence: Brown Judaic Studies, 2000) and Jeffrey Rubenstein, Talmudic Stories: Narrative Art, Composition and Culture (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1999). Journal of Biblical Literature Vol.120, Winter 2001.
Etienne Nodet, A Search for the Origins of Judaism, Journal of Law, Vol. XVII, 2002.
Alon Goshen-Gottstein, The Sinner and the Amnesiac: The Rabbinic Invention of Elisha Ben Abuya and Eleazar Ben Arach (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2000). JAAR Vol 70, Winter 2003.
William Horbury, Jews and Christians: In Contact and Controversy (Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1998). Forthcoming in Scottish Journal of Theology. March 2006
Gunter Stemberger, Jews and Christians in the Holy Land: Palestine in the Fourth Century (Edingburgh: T&T Clark, 2000). Scottish Journal of Theology. March 2006
Review of Robert A. Kugler, THE TESTAMENTS OF THE TWELVE PATRIARCHS. Guides to the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, 10. (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2001). Religious Studies Review.
Late Antique rabbinic compilations; Medieval Jewish and Islamic scriptural