About

Mika Ahuvia

The Marsha and Jay Glazer Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies

Mika Ahuvia received her Ph.D. in religion from Princeton University in 2014. She is an assistant professor of Classical Judaism at the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington.

She teaches courses in Jewish Studies, comparative religion, and global studies in the Jackson School of International Studies and is also the Stroum Center’s Undergraduate Program Coordinator.

Her forthcoming book, Angels in Ancient Jewish Culture, analyzes conceptions of angels among ancient Jews. She co-edited the volume Placing Ancient Texts: the Rhetorical and Ritual Use of Space (Mohr Siebeck, 2018) and has published book chapters and articles on ancient ritual-magic, gender and rabbinic literature, and late antique archaeology, among other areas of interest.

You can find her full C.V. here or check out links to online essays here.

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