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Marjorie Fisher Furman

Marjorie Fisher Furman is a respected academic, author and Egyptologist at the University of Michigan’s Department of Near Eastern Studies. She also serves as Co-Chair and Co-Founder of Friends of Near Eastern Studies and is a President’s Advisory Group Member at the University.

Marjorie is a Board Member of the Library of Congress, James Madison Council and also serves on the boards of the Detroit Zoological Society and the Oriental Institute, Visiting Committee, at the University of Chicago. She is an Advisory Council Member of the Egyptian Art Department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Marjorie also currently serves as Vice Chair of the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation.

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Marjorie Fisher Furman, Trustee

Marjorie Fisher Furman is a respected academic, author and Egyptologist at the University of Michigan’s Department of Near Eastern Studies. She also serves as Co-Chair and Co-Founder of Friends of Near Eastern Studies and is a President’s Advisory Group Member at the University.

Marjorie is a Board Member of the Library of Congress, James Madison Council and also serves on the boards of the Detroit Zoological Society and the Oriental Institute, Visiting Committee, at the University of Chicago. She is an Advisory Council Member of the Egyptian Art Department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Marjorie also currently serves as Vice Chair of the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation.