Graduate Prize Fellow
Yoav Schaefer is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Religion. His research interests include philosophy, European intellectual history, and Jewish thought. His dissertation explores the early Jewish reception of Kantian philosophy, focusing in particular on Salomon Maimon’s influential (Kantian) interpretation of the medieval Jewish philosopher Maimonides. Before arriving at Princeton, Yoav earned a B.A. in Social Studies from Harvard University and studied Jewish philosophy and history at Tel Aviv University.