Carol Meyers is the Mary Grace Wilson Professor in the Department of Religion at Duke University. For more than a decade, Dr. Meyers has served as the director of Duke’s graduate program in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, the director of undergraduate studies in religion, and as the associate director of the Women’s Studies Program. Professor Meyers is also serving as is president-elect of the Society of Biblical Literature and is a trustee of the American Schools of Oriental Research and its Jerusalem affiliate, the Albright Institute of Archaeological Research. She is also on the Board of Directors of the Dead Sea Scrolls Foundation.
Professor Meyers has served on the editorial boards of many reference works and journals and was a senior editor of the Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East and a consulting editor for both The Contemporary Torah and The Torah: A Woman’s Commentary. In addition to publishing more than 450 articles, reports, and reviews, Meyers has authored, coauthored, or edited 17 books, including several Anchor Bible commentaries, co-authored with Eric Meyers. Her most recent book, also co-authored with Meyers, is Excavations at Ancient Nabratein: Synagogue and Environs. A fully revised edition of her landmark book on women in the period of the Hebrew Bible will appear in November 2012: Rediscovering Eve: Ancient Israelite Women in Context.
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