Paul E. Nahme (Ph.D., University of Toronto) is the Dorot Assistant Professor of Judaic Studies and Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Brown University. He has studied Rabbinic Literature and Jewish Law at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah. He taught previously at the University of Kansas and was formerly a fellow at the NYU School of Law and Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University. His areas of interest are modern German-Jewish philosophy, French post-structuralism, and modern Rabbinic thought. His research focuses upon questions of identity, race, religion, nationalism, and the dynamics of secularism and public reasoning.