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Paula Fredriksen

educator , historian

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.

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