Jason Van Boom

Jason Cronbach Van Boom

MA (Philosophy)
School of Theology and Religious Studies
Chair of the Old Testament and Semitic Studies
Visiting Research Fellow

Research interests:

  • Semiotics of Abrahamic religions, with a focus on Judaism and Eastern Orthodox Christianity;
  • modeling information dynamics within Jewish and other communities, considered as semiospheres; 
  • Semiotics of Jewish identity, especially in terms of individual agency navigating within and among semiospheres;
  • Juri Lotman and C.S. Peirce studies.