Sunny Yudkoff joined the Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic, as well as the Mosse/Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies, in the fall of 2016. Previously, she taught at the University of Chicago. Her research and teaching focus on Jewish literary production from the mid-nineteenth to twenty-first centuries. Her first book, Tubercular Capital: Illness and the Conditions of Modern Jewish Writing, was published with Stanford University Press (2019). She regularly teaches courses in both Jewish studies and the medical humanities. Her work has appeared in Prooftexts, Jewish Social Studies: History, Culture, and Society, Studies in American Jewish Literature, Literature and Medicine, and elsewhere. She is also the peer review editor of In geveb: A Journal of Yiddish Studies.