Susanna Drake teaches courses in biblical studies, religion in late antiquity, and early Jewish Christian relations. She received a B.A. from Grinnell College (2000) and a Masters of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School (2003). In 2008, she finished her dissertation at Duke University, titled "Sexing the Jew: Early Christian Constructions of Jewishness." Susanna Drake has been teaching at Macalester College since 2008.