Jeffrey Shoulson, begana new position at the University of Connecticut in the fall of 2012 as the Simon and Doris Konover Chair in Judaic Studies; Director of the Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life; Professor of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages; and Professor of English.

Professor Shoulson, who has taught courses on early modern literature and the Bible at Bread Loaf/Vermont, published "Man and Thinker: Denis Saurat and the Old New Milton Criticism" in The New Milton Criticism, edited by Peter C. Herman and Elizabeth Sauer (Cambridge University Press, 2012). He also lectured on “Daughters and Ducats: Conversion in The Merchant of Venice” at Dickinson College in March of 2012 and “Converting the Bible in Early Modern England: The King James Bible and its Cultural Aftermath” at Ohio State University in May of 2011.