Zoe Nacht received a Ph.D. from Boston University in religious thought and an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School. Her dissertation examines the life, films, and manuscript, Devotional Cinema, of American Jewish Buddhist experimental filmmaker Nathaniel Dorsky. Prof. Nacht specializes in the intersections of religion, literature, and film, within the philosophy of religion. Particular areas of research include American Buddhism, avant-garde film, film theory, and mystic literature. She has taught classes at Hunter College in Asian religions and teaches comparative religious studies classes at MMC with a focus on ethics, gender, sexuality, faith, and mysticism.
Adjunct Instructor, Religious Studies
History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies