Michael Pytlik

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Michael Pytlik

Director of Judaic Studies and the Director of the Cis Maisel Center for Judaic Studies and Community Engagement.

Director, the Study Abroad in Israel: an archaeological field school and culture tour: https://oakland.edu/ie/ou-programs/israel/.

Research Interests
Archaeology of Israel, the Archaeology of Sacred Sites, Judaic Studies, Mysticism, Myth and Religion

Education
Ph.D., Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies, January 2015, Jewish Studies
M.A., Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies, December 2009, Jewish Education/Studies
B.A., Saginaw Valley State University, June 1992, History/Philosophy     

Courses Taught
AN 3562: Archeology of Israel
AN 3563: Archaeology of Sacred Sites of the Near East/Jerusalem
REL 1200: Introduction to Judaism
REL 1850: World Religious Traditions
REL 3720: God and Man in Judaism
REL 3900: Special Topics. Monotheistic Mysticism
REL 3710: Written Tradition of Judaism
AN 3900/4996: Field School in Israel/Archaeology