Fields of interest:
Talmud, Judaism and Christianity in Late Antiquity,
Religion and systems of sex and gender,
Rhetoric of interpretation,
Politics of rhetoric/philosophy in antiquity,
Designated emphasis in women, gender, and sexuality
Border Lines: The Partition of Judaeo-Christianity, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006.
Sparks of the Logos: Essays in Midrashic Hermeneutics, Brill, Leiden 2003.
Queer Theory and the Jewish Question, Columbia University Press, 2003.
Dying for God: Martyrdom and the Making of Christianity and Judaism, Stanford University Press, 1999.
Unheroic Conduct: The Rise of Heterosexuality and the Invention of the Jewish Man, University of California Press 1997.
A Radical Jew: Paul and the Politics of Identity, University of California Press, 1994.
Carnal Israel: Reading Sex in Talmudic Culture, University of California Press, 1993.
Intertextuality and the Reading of Midrash, Indiana University Press, 1990.