- Titled Professor (2022)
- Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Chair in Jewish Studies
Sarah Imhoff earned a B.A.S., a dual bachelor’s degree, in religious studies and mathematics from Stanford University in 2002 and an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago Divinity School in 2005 and 2010, respectively. She joined the Indiana University (IU) faculty in 2010 with appointments in Religious Studies and the Borns Jewish Studies Program. In 2022, he earned the additional title of Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Chair in Jewish Studies.
Imhoff focuses her writing and research on religion and the body with a particular interest in gender, sexuality, disability, and American religion, as well as maintaining a research specialty in religion and law. She is the author of Masculinity and the Making of American Judaism (Indiana University Press, 2017) and The Lives of Jessie Sampter: Queer, Disabled, Zionist (Duke University Press, 2022). Imhoff’s work has as appeared in the Journal of Religion, Religion and American Culture, American Jewish History, Religious Studies Review, Jewish Social Studies, and other academic journals and edited volumes.