Tim Langille's research focuses on trauma, memory, and Jewish responses to catastrophe during the Second Temple period; memory and the Jewish Legion during World War I; German Christian Movement readings of the Hebrew Bible during the Third Reich. At Arizona State University, Langille primarily teaches courses on Hebrew Bible and Jewish history.
The past four summers Langille has participated in summer institutes and seminars at the Holocaust Education Foundation (Northwestern University), Zoryan Institute (University of Toronto), and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. These programs have focused on pedagogy in Holocaust studies, genocide studies, and Jewish studies.