Gregg E. Gardner
University of British Columbia

Dr. Gregg E. Gardner, Ph.D. is Associate Professor and the Diamond Chair in Jewish Law and Ethics in the Department of Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies at the University of British Columbia. He holds a Ph.D. in Religion from Princeton University and was a Newcombe Foundation Fellow, a Starr Fellow in Judaica at Harvard University, and a Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies Fellow at Brown University. His research focuses on Judaism in late antiquity and classical rabbinic literature, with a special interest in poverty, charity, and material culture. Gardner is the author of The Origins of Organized Charity in Rabbinic Judaism (Cambridge University Press, 2015) and co-editor of Antiquity in Antiquity: Jewish and Christian Pasts in the Greco-Roman World (Mohr Siebeck, 2008). He has published articles in The Jewish Quarterly Review, Journal for the Study of Judaism, Journal of Biblical Literature, Teaching Theology and Religion, and other venues. For more, visit https://ubc.academia.edu/GreggGardner 


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