Jenny Caplan


Jenny Caplan is Associate Professor and The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati Chair in Judaic Studies at the University of Cincinnati. She is a scholar and teacher of American religion and popular culture, and her first book, Funny, You Don’t Look Funny: Judaism and Humor from the Silent Generation to Millennials was published in 2023 by Wayne State University Press. She is currently working on a book entitled Unmasked: Jewish Identity in DC and Marvel and she has previously published on comics and graphic novels in several academic journals and books.