Michael D. Rhodes (born 1946) is a professor emeritus of ancient scripture at Brigham Young University. Rhodes is an Egyptologist who has published a translation of some of the extant Joseph Smith papyri.
Rhodes received a BA in Classical Greek from BYU in 1970. He also received a BS in electrical engineering at the Air Force Institute of Technology in 1982 and an MS in physics from the University of New Mexico in 1989. He has also studied Egyptology at John Hopkins University, the Free University of Berlin, and the University of Oxford, as well as archaeology at the University of Utah.
Rhodes has published many articles related to the Book of Abraham through the Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies (FARMS), including some in books edited by John Gee.