- Second Temple Period
- The development of the Jewish religion and the beginnings of Christianity
- Inter-Jewish group discourse
- Identity formation
- Social Identity Theory (SIT) in Biblical Studies
- Dead Sea Scrolls and the Qumran communities
Current Project: a socio-historical reading of the “Samuel Apocryphon” (4Q160), a non-biblical text of the Dead Sea Scrolls corpus, which examines the themes of identity formation and alterity among Jewish groups.