Michael V. Fox (b. 1941) is an American biblical scholar. He is a Halls-Bascom Professor Emeritus in the Department of Hebrew and Semitic Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Fox has been described as a "highly regarded authority on biblical wisdom literature."
Fox received his rabbinical ordination from Hebrew Union College; then studied Biblical Studies and Egyptology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, receiving a PhD in 1972. He taught in Israel for several years and in 1977 moved to Madison, where he taught in the Department of Hebrew and Semitic Studies. Named Max and Frieda Weinstein-Bascom Professor in 1991 in Jewish Studies and Halls-Bascom Professor of Hebrew in 1999, he took a sabbatical in Israel in 2006 and then taught as George Mosse Exchange Professor at the Hebrew University.
A bibliographical article by L.J. Mykytiuk reviewing the publications of Michael V. Fox appeared in Fox's Festschrift.
Fox's articles are available at his Academia.edu profile.