BA, St. Francis College
MA, The Catholic University of America
Ph.D., Georgetown University
Professor Udoff's scholarly work chiefly concerns the areas of Jewish thought (medieval and post-modern) and the Western philosophical tradition (classical, modern, and post-modern). He has been the contributing editor of volumes on Franz Kafka, Leo Strauss, and Franz Rosenzweig. His published essays include studies of Buber, Celan, and Amery, and questions dealing with ethics, metaphysics, and the Holocaust. Professor Udoff was formerly the founding editor of the series The Culture of Jewish Modernity (Wayne State University Press), and has served as an outside reader and reviewer for some two dozen academic presses and journals. During the course of his academic career, he has delivered more than seventy papers at conferences throughout the United States, Europe, and Israel. Among the Universities at which Professor Udoff delivered guest lectures are: Johns Hopkins University, The University of Amsterdam and Oxford University.
J. Christopher Edwards