Rachel Newcomb


Rachel Newcomb is an associate professor of Anthropology at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. She is a regular contributor to the Washington Post book review, and her articles have appeared in publications including USA Today, Huffington Post, The Christian Science Monitor and the Los Angeles Review of Books. She grew up in South Carolina and attended Davidson College, where she twice won the Vereen Bell Award for creative writing. In addition to a PhD in Anthropology from Princeton University, she also holds an MA in the Writing Seminars from Johns Hopkins University. Her other books include Women of Fes: Ambiguities of Urban Life in Morocco, published 2009 by University of Pennsylvania Press, and Encountering Morocco: Fieldwork and Cultural Understanding, edited by Rachel Newcomb and David Crawford, published 2013 by Indiana University Press.

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