Wiener Wiesenthal Institut für Holocaust-Studien | The Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute | Jewish Museum in Prague

Rachel Perry

Rachel Perry received her MA and PhD in Art History from Harvard University. She currently teaches in the Weiss Livnat Graduate Program in Holocaust Studies at the University of Haifa and in the History of Art department at Tel Aviv University. She is the recipient of several EHRI Fellowships, a Sharon Abramson Research Grant, a Getty Postdoctoral Fellowship, the Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellowship at CASVA and a Senior Research Fellowship from the Yad Vashem International Institute for Holocaust Research.

Her articles have appeared in October, History and Memory, Les Cahiers du Musée national d’art moderne, Revue 20/21ème siècle, French Cultural Studies, RIHA, Art Bulletin, Ars Judaica, Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture and Holocaust Studies: A Journal of Culture and History. Her most recent project focuses on early postwar exhibitions related to the Shoah, "Exhibiting the Holocaust: Histories, Practices and Politics in the Immediate Postwar Period, 1944-1949", for which she is editing a special issue of the Journal of Holocaust Research (Spring 2023). She is currently completing a manuscript entitled Telling Pictures, Showing Stories: the Graphic Album as early Holocaust Medium.