Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Current Graduate Students

Benjamin Rangell

Master of Arts, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Benjamin Rangell


  • Office: 5 Calhoun (basement level)
  • Office Hours: TuThu (4:00-5:00pm, Online), F (10:00-11:00, In-Person)


Hebrew literature, Arabic literature, historical fiction, language pedagogy


Benjamin Rangell is a third year PhD student at the University of Texas at Austin. He received bachelor’s degrees in History and Near Eastern Studies from the University of California, Berkeley (2012). Benjamin earned a Master of Arts in Translation Studies from the University of Massachusetts Amherst (2019). His master’s thesis examined the work of Hebrew poet/translator Lea Goldberg.

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