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Edward Levin

b. 1954

Publishing Name

Ed Levin

Current City, State, Country

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

Birth City, State, Country

United States


Edward D. Levin, Ph.D. is a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University Medical Center, where he conducts research in neurotoxicology. He also writes Jewish poetry. He lives with his wife Risa Hiller in Chapel Hill, N.C. They have two grown daughters Holly and Laura, and belong to Judea Reform Congregation in Durham, N.C., where Dr. Levin has been a regular at the Torah study group for more than 25 years.

What is the relationship between Judaism and/or Jewish culture and your poetry?

I write mostly about Judaism, Torah and the relationships of our living and the divine.

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Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University


University of Rochester, B.A. in Psychology, 1976
University of Wisconsin, M.S. in Physiological Psychology, 1982
University of Wisconsin, Ph.D. in Environmental Toxicology, 1984

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