Dr. Sam Brody


  • Modern Jewish Politics


  • PhD, University of Chicago Divinity School, Chicago, IL
  • MA, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, New York, NY
  • BA, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA


Dr. Sam Brody is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at The University of Kansas. His research focuses on modern Jewish thought about politics and economics. His 2018 book Martin Buber’s Theopolitics received the Jordan Schnitzer Book Award from the Association of Jewish Studies. More recently, he has published essays on Jewish thought and political economy in Religions and The Jewish Quarterly Review. He has previously taught at the University of Chicago and the University of Cincinnati.



  • The King is in the Field: Essays in Modern Jewish Political Thought, edited with Julie Cooper (University of Pennsylvania Press)
  • Martin Buber’s Theopolitics (Indiana University Press)