Alum, Former Professor Laurie Zoloth Named Dean of University of Chicago

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
UCHICAGO NEWS -- Zoloth has been the president of the American Academy of Religion and the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities. She was the inaugural director of the Jewish Studies program at San Francisco State University and director of graduate studies in religious studies at Northwestern. She received a Master’s degree in Jewish studies and a doctorate in social ethics from the Graduate Theological Union. Zoloth also holds a Master’s degree in English from San Francisco State University. Zoloth served as a professor of ethics and Jewish Studies at San Francisco State University before joining the religious studies and medical school faculty at Northwestern.