Sarah Imhoff earned an BAS in Religious Studies and Mathematics from Stanford University in 2002, an MA and PhD from the University of Chicago Divinity School in 2005 and 2010, respectively. She joined the IU Bloomington faculty in 2010 with appointments in Religious Studies and the Borns Jewish Studies Program.
Imhoff is Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Chair in Jewish Studies and Associate Professor in the Department of Religious Studies and the Borns Jewish Studies Program at Indiana University. She writes about religion and the body with a particular interest in gender, sexuality, disability, and American religion, as well as maintaining a research specialty in religion and law. She is author of Masculinity and the Making of American Judaism (Indiana University Press, 2017) and The Lives of Jessie Sampter: Queer, Disabled, Zionist (Duke University Press, 2022).