Adrienne Krone

Krone, Adrienne

Title: Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of Jewish Life
Department: Spiritual & Religious Life; Philosophy & Religious Studies
Degrees: B.A., Stony Brook University; M.A., Duke University; Ph.D., Duke University

Contact Information:

Phone: (814) 332-3205 & (814) 332-2800
Office Location: Oddfellows 118 & Reis 101
Oddfellows Office Hours (Fall 2017): Mondays 10:00 am-12:00 pm; Wednesdays 2:00-4:00 pm; Thursdays 9:00-11:00 am or by appointment

Courses & Syllabi (FA ’17)

RELST 147 Judaism

Areas of Specialization: History of Religion in the U.S., Modern Judaism, Religion and Food

Areas of Teaching Competence: Jewish Studies, American Religious History, Religion and Culture, Religion and Food, Religion and Ecology, Religion and Animals.

Current Work: Religious Responses to Industrial Food, Jewish Communal Farms Movement


  • Entries on “Augusta Evans Wilson,” “Bread for the World,” “Eliza Agnew,” “Helen Gates Starr,” “Katherine Womeldorf Paterson” and “YWCA” inEncyclopedia of Christianity in the United States (forthcoming).

Recent Conference Presentations

  • “Sacred Soil: The Contemporary Cultivation of Sustainable Jewish Agriculture in                   the United States” Association for Jewish Studies (AJS Annual Meeting)Boston, MA: December 13, 2015.
  • “Sacred Soil: The Contemporary Cultivation of Sustainable Jewish Agriculture in                  the United States” American Academy of Religion (AAR Annual Meeting)Atlanta, GA: November 22, 2015.
  • “The Day the Roosters Became Kosher: Technology and Embodiment in the Processing of Kosher Meat” Material Religion: Embodiment, Materiality, Technology: Duke University: September 11, 2015.
  • “Religious Vegetarianism and Conceptualization of Non-Human Animals in the United States” The Human Difference? (2015 Ian Ramsey Centre Conference): University of Oxford: July 24, 2015.
  • “Contemporary Religious Foodways and the Study of Nature in the Humanities” The Nature of the Humanities Conference: Stony Brook University: February 7, 2015.