Isabelle Levy

Adjunct Lecturer and Graduate Advising

Isabelle Levy (BA Columbia; PhD Harvard) was most recently a Fellow at the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America (2018) and the Stanley A. and Barbara B. Rabin Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute for Israel & Jewish Studies (2016-2017), both at Columbia. Her research specializes in the relationships among Hebrew, Arabic and Romance literature of the medieval Mediterranean, with particular emphasis on how medieval Jewish literature is both a mediator and innovator across these varied traditions. She has articles in A Comparative History of Literatures in the Iberian Peninsula, Volume II, La Corónica and Digital Dante.