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Alisha Pomazon Assistant Professor; On sabbatical 2023-24

STM 216

Research Area(s)

  • Modern Jewish Thought
  • Biblical Interpretation
  • Salvation Theology
  • Jewish-Christian Relations
  • Messianic Thought


  • McMaster University, Ph.D. (2010)
  • University of Regina, M.A., B.A. High Honours

Research Projects

  • Hermann Cohen and the Prophets
  • Jewish Social Justice
  • Methods of Biblical Interpretation in Modern Jewish Thought

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • "Dialogue and Dignity: Linking Nostra Aetate to Catholic Social Justice Teachings" Paper given at Turning to the World conference, March 9, 2013.
  • "Hermann Cohen and Jewish Studies." Paper given at AAR Annual Meeting. October 31, 2010.
  • "Love of the Neighbor:  Hermann Cohen's Response to 19th-centurey Biblical Exegesis."  In Studies in Jewish Civilization 18: "Love-Ideal and Real-in the Jewish Tradition." Edited by L. Greenspoon, Ronald A. Simkins, and Jean Cahan. Omaha:  Creighton University Press, 2007.
  • "Choseness." In The Encyclopedia of Love in World Religions. Edited by Yudit Greenberg. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, INC, 2007.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • RLST 110.6
  • RLST 227.4
  • RLST 228.3
  • RLST 328.3
  • RLST 361.3