Guy Darshan joined the faculty of Tel Aviv University in 2015–16 as Senior Lecturer (tenure-track) in the department of Biblical Studies. He earned his academic degrees at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (BA, Bible and Classics 2002; MA, Bible 2006, both summa cum laude) and completed his Ph.D. in 2013 under the supervision of Prof. Alexander Rofé and Prof. Deborah Gera. He did his postdoctoral studies at the University of Chicago in 2012–2013 and in 2015 he was a Harry Starr Fellow in Judaica in the Center for Jewish Studies at Harvard University.
Dr. Darshan has received several prestigious academic grants and awards, such as Nathan Rotenstreich doctoral fellowship, the 2013 Bernard M. Bloomfield Prize for his dissertation, the 2014 David Noel Freedman Award for Excellence and Creativity in Hebrew Bible Scholarship by the Society of Biblical Literature, the 2015 Colton Young Scientist award, and Alon fellowship for outstanding young faculty by the Israeli Council for Higher Education.
Dr. Darshan is married to Dr. Noga Ayali-Darshan and a father of two daughters.