Marjorie Fisher

Council Member

Marjorie Fisher

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Marjorie Fisher is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Egyptology in the Department of Middle East Studies at the University of Michigan. She is the author of the two-volume The Sons of Ramesses II and coeditor of Ancient Nubia: African Kingdoms on the Nile. She has published articles on ancient Egyptian New Kingdom art and architecture, royal children, and the political history of the Ramesside period. Fisher is Associate Director for Epigraphy at the University of Michigan. She is a member of the James Madison Council of the Library of Congress, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Department’s advisory council, and the University of Michigan’s President’s Advisory Group. She is vice chair of the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation, cochair and cofounder of the Friends of Near Eastern Studies at the University of Michigan, and a Life Advisory Council member of the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago. Previous board involvements include Board of Trustees, Johns Hopkins University; Board of Governors, American Research Center in Egypt; and Board of Directors at the Antinoupolis Foundation and the Detroit Institute of Art. Fisher earned an MA in Egyptology from Johns Hopkins University and a PhD in Egyptology from the University of Michigan.