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Unit Staff

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Dr Ben Outhwaite, Head of the Unit.

Working with him are the research staff:
Dr Gabriele Ferrario, Research Associate, who is working on Hebrew and Judaeo-Arabic material, particularly alchemy, magic and science.
Dr Julia Krivoruchko, Research Associate (part-time), who is responsible for the bibliography project and working on Judaeo-Greek material.
Dr Melonie Schmierer-Lee, Research Associate (part-time), who works on Hebrew and Aramaic documentary material.
Dr Y. Zvi Stampfer, Parasol Foundation Visiting Research Associate, who works on gender and family law in the Cairo Genizah.
Dr Esther-Miriam Wagner, Research Associate (part-time), who works on Judaeo-Arabic and Arabic manuscripts, particularly focussing on linguistic topics.

Other members of the Unit are:
Mrs Sarah Sykes, Research Support.


T-S Staff, November 2014