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Marc Herman

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Department of Humanities

Assistant Professor

Email: hermanm@yorku.ca


Marc Herman is an assistant professor at York University in the Department of Humanities. Herman’s research focuses on the interactions of Jewish and Islamic intellectual history in the medieval Mediterranean.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, he has held postdoctoral fellowships at Columbia University, Fordham University, Harvard University, the University of Michigan, the University of Pennsylvania, and Yale Law School.

He is the coeditor of Accounting for the Commandments in Medieval Judaism: Studies in Law, Philosophy, Pietism, and Kabbalah (Brill, 2021) and is finishing a monograph titled After Revelation: The Rabbinic Past in the Islamic World.

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Research Interests

, Overlapping sacred histories of Jews and Muslims.

Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2022 AP/HUMA1880 6.0 A Jewish Experience, Civilization &Culture TUTR
Fall 2022 AP/HUMA1880 6.0 A Jewish Experience, Civilization &Culture LECT



Marc Herman is an assistant professor at York University in the Department of Humanities. Herman’s research focuses on the interactions of Jewish and Islamic intellectual history in the medieval Mediterranean.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, he has held postdoctoral fellowships at Columbia University, Fordham University, Harvard University, the University of Michigan, the University of Pennsylvania, and Yale Law School.

He is the coeditor of Accounting for the Commandments in Medieval Judaism: Studies in Law, Philosophy, Pietism, and Kabbalah (Brill, 2021) and is finishing a monograph titled After Revelation: The Rabbinic Past in the Islamic World.

Research Interests

, Overlapping sacred histories of Jews and Muslims.


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2022 AP/HUMA1880 6.0 A Jewish Experience, Civilization &Culture TUTR
Fall 2022 AP/HUMA1880 6.0 A Jewish Experience, Civilization &Culture LECT