Dr. Farah received her PhD in Jewish History from Stanford University in 2021. She works on the socio-cultural histories of the Jews of the Middle East. Her scholarship, which lies at the intersection of Jewish history, Middle Eastern history, education history, and transnational studies, examines interreligious encounters, national belonging, and Jewish identity formation in modern Iran and Turkey. She has been awarded several national grants and awards including a 2021 Salo Baron New Voices in Jewish Studies Award at Columbia and Fordham Universities and a 2021-2022 Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture Grant. Her article, “‘The school is the link between the Jewish community and the surrounding milieu’: Education and the Jews of Iran from the mid-1940s to the late 1960s,” was published in 2021 in the journal of Middle Eastern Studies. In addition to her research efforts, Dr. Farah is a passionate, award-winning educator with significant teaching experience.