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Andrea Lobel

Contract Instructor

Degrees:B.A. (York), M.A. (McGill), Ph.D. (Concordia)


Andrea D. Lobel received her Ph.D. in Religion from Concordia University in 2015. In addition to her academic teaching and research, she is also an award-winning writer and editor.

Dr. Lobel’s research and publications have focused on religion and science, with an emphasis on Judaism, the history of astronomy in religion, and scientific knowledge transmission between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam more broadly.

Research Interests

  • Second-Temple, Late Antique, and Medieval Judaism
  • The history of religion and science
  • The history of astronomy, cosmogony, cosmology, mathematics, and nature in religion
  • Religion, science, and magic
  • The implications of space exploration in religion
  • Religious authority
  • Hermeneutics