Michael Fishbane

Michael Fishbane

University of Chicago

Michael Fishbane is the Nathan Cummings Distinguished Service Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Chicago, where he has served as Chair of its Committee on Jewish Studies. He has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and a fellow of the American Academy for Jewish Research. In 2005, he received a Lifetime Achievement Award for Contributions to Jewish Scholarship from the National Foundation for Jewish Culture. He is the author of The Exegetical Imagination: On Jewish Thought and Theology.

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