Daniella Farah

MA, Islamic and Near Eastern Studies, magna cum laude, Washington University in St. Louis, 2013
BA, International Studies, University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, 2010

I am a PhD candidate in Jewish History, specializing in the cultural and social histories of the Jews of the twentieth-century Middle East, with a specific geographic focus on Iran and Turkey. My work is situated at the intersection of nationalism, education, and Jewish groups in the Middle East. My broader research and teaching interests include Modern Jewish history, Mizrahi and Sephardi Studies, Iranian and Turkish history, religious and ethnic minorities in the Middle East, the history of education, Jewish-Muslim relations, and Jewish philanthropies.