Alan F. Segal (1945-2011) was a Jewish-American scholar, at Columbia University (New York NY), USA. Alan F. Segal was born in Worcester, MA on August 2, 1945. He earned degrees from Amherst College (B.A., 1967), Brandeis University (M.A., 1969), Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (Bachelor of Hebrew Letters, 1971), and Yale University (M.A., 1971; M.Phil., 1973; and Ph.D., 1975). He joined the Faculty of Barnard College in 1980 as Professor of Religion and Ingeborg Rennert Professor of Jewish Studies. Alan F. Segal died on February 13, 2011.