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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Affiliated Researcher in Hebrew
Middle Eastern Studies
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Dr Outhwaite received a B.A. in Hebrew Studies and an M.Phil. in Medieval Hebrew literature from Christ's College, Cambridge. His Cambridge Ph.D. thesis, on the grammatical description of Hebrew letters in the Genizah, was completed under the supervision of Professor Geoffrey Khan.

Dr Ben Outhwaite was appointed Head of the Genizah Research Unit in May 2006, having worked for the previous seven years as a Genizah researcher. His projects for the Unit included completing the two remaining volumes in the series Hebrew Bible Manuscripts in the Cambridge Genizah Collections by M.C. Davis, which were published in 2003.