AAB - Sophie Oberfield

Sophie, BYFI '96, teaches English at Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan. A native New Yorker, she has a BA in Literature from Yale, and served in the Massachussetts Forests and Parks AmeriCorps program after college. She has been teaching full-time since the fall of 2002, first Rabbinics at a Solomon Schechter middle school, and then English in the NYC public system. She earned an MA in Theatre History and Criticism from Hunter College. She lives in Brooklyn where she enjoys riding her bike, bumping into friends and acquaintances (not on the bike), and participating in a number of overlapping communities, Jewish and non.