Marc Herman

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Contact Information
Office Address: 
201 Cohen Hall
Email Address: 
hermanm@sas.upenn.edu

Marc Herman graduated from the Department of Religious Studies of the University of Pennsylvania in 2016. In the academic year 2017-18 he will hold the Shvidler-Rabin joint post-doctoral fellowship at Fordham and Columbia Universities. His dissertation, titled "Systematizing God’s Law: Rabbanite Jurisprudence in the Islamic World from the Tenth to the Thirteenth Centuries", examines Jewish legal theory in the Islamic world, with particular focus on medieval approaches to the Oral Torah.

Work in Progress: 

Drexel University, and has forthcoming articles in the Jewish Quarterly Review and Jewish History.