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Paula Fredriksen

Paula Fredriksen, American historian, educator. Recipient University Professor grant National Endowment of the Humanities, 1992-1993; named Lady Davis Professor Lady Davis Foundation, Jerusalem, 1994-1995. Member American Academy Religion, North America P. Society, Society Biblical Literature.

Background

  • Fredriksen, Paula was born on January 6, 1951 in North Kingston, Rhode Island, United States. Daughter of John Wilhelm and Erselia Lucy (Borrelli) Fredriksen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History and Religion, Wellesley (Massachusetts) College, 1973. Diploma in Theology, Oxford University, England, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in History of Religions, Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1979.

    Career

    • Mellon fellow Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1979-1980. Assistant professor University California, Berkeley, 1981-1986. Associate professor University Pittsburgh, 1986-1990.

      Aurelio professor Boston University, since 1990.

    Works

    • Author: (book) From Jesus to Christ, 1988 (Best Book award 1989). Editor, translator: (book) Augustine on Romans, 1982.

    Membership

    Member American Academy Religion, North America P. Society, Society Biblical Literature.

    Connections

    • Married Richard Landes, June 15, 1980. Children: Aliza Rachel, Noa Miriam, Hannah Daniella.
    • father: John Wilhelm Fredriksen
    • mother: Erselia Lucy (Borrelli) Fredriksen
    • spouse: Richard Landes
    • children: Aliza Rachel Fredriksen
    • Noa Miriam Fredriksen
    • Hannah Daniella Fredriksen
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    Born January 6, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Wellesley (Massachusetts) College
    • 1974
      Oxford University
    • 1979
      Princeton (New Jersey) University
    • 1979 - 1980
      Mellon fellow, Stanford University
      Palo Alto, California, United States
    • 1981 - 1986
      assistant, professor University California
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1986 - 1990
      associate, professor University Pittsburgh
    • 1990
      Aurelio professor, Boston University