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Professor of Jewish Studies, Interim Academic Dean and Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Chicago Theological Seminary

Professor Mikva served as a congregational rabbi for thirteen years before returning to academia. Her research and teaching focus on interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in various times and places, exploring how the ideas both shape and reflect the societies in which they unfold. She is especially interested in the intersections of exegesis, culture and ethics.


  • –present
    Senior Faculty Fellow of the InterReligious Institute, Chicago Theological Seminary