Rachel Richman

Project Manager

Rachel Richman

MA, Near Eastern Languages & Cultures, The Ohio State University

BA, Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, The University of Chicago


Rachel Richman is a Ph.D. student in Near Eastern Studies. Her research uses the Cairo Geniza and Arabic sources to investigate social history in the Medieval Islamic world. Rachel is currently working on women's textile labor and is seeking to bridge material evidence from the fields of Art History and Archaeology with the Geniza documentary texts. A proud Midwesterner from Minneapolis, Rachel earned her BA at the University of Chicago and her MA from the Ohio State University in Columbus.