Daniel Fisher-Livne, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Bible

Contact Information

school/program: Pines School of Graduate Studies, Rabbinical School (US)
academic field: Bible and Cognate Studies
campus: Cincinnati
email: dfisher@huc.edu
phone: (513) 221-1875
extension: 3290

Daniel Fisher-Livne is Assistant Professor of Bible at HUC-JIR/Cincinnati. He holds a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, and is a Research Affiliate at the National Humanities Alliance. Prior to joining HUC-JIR, Fisher-Livne served as Postdoctoral Fellow and Project Director at the National Humanities Alliance. In this role, Fisher-Livne created and led Humanities for All, an initiative funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to build capacity for public engagement in humanities scholarship across U.S. higher education.

Fisher-Livne is currently working on three projects. First, he is preparing a monograph based upon his dissertation, “Memories of the Ark: Texts, Objects, and the Construction of the Biblical Past.” Second, Fisher-Livne is co-editing the Routledge Companion to Publicly Engaged Humanities Scholarship. Third, he is editor of Judges for the Hebrew Bible: A Critical Edition, a new international text-critical project from SBL Press. Fisher-Livne serves on the SBL Working Group on Biblical Studies in Undergraduate Education, and the AAR Applied Religious Studies Committee. He is also a member of the editorial board of Bible Odyssey, SBL’s public-facing portal sharing the latest research on the people, places, and history of the Bible.

Where is the Ark of the Covenant—and Why Do People Keep Looking?

Stuff: Judaica and the Materials of Jewish Life

Reading the Bible with Track Changes

The Case for the Bible in Liberal Arts Education


Advanced Biblical Hebrew

Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley

M.A. in Religion, Vanderbilt University

B.A. (Honors) in Religious Studies, McGill University