Jonathan BoyarinJonathan Aaron Boyarin (; born September 16, 1956) is an American anthropologist whose work centers on Jewish communities and on the dynamics of Jewish culture, memory and identity. Born in Neptune, New Jersey, he is married and has two sons. In 2013, he was appointed Thomas and Diann Mann Professor of Modern Jewish Studies, Departments of Anthropology and Near Eastern Studies, Cornell University.
His brother, Daniel Boyarin, is also a well-known scholar, and the two have written together. Provided by Wikipedia