Ph.D. Candidate, Department for the Study of Religion
Jessica L. Radin is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto. Her doctoral work focuses on the relationship between imagination and politics in Jewish and Islamic sources. She lived in Syria from 2006 to 2008, matriculated at the government-run Institute for the Teaching of Arabic to Non-Native Speakers in Damascus, and conducted research in Beirut, Lebanon in 2012.