Rachel joined ASU in 2002 as a bibliographer of Jewish Studies and served as subject librarian for Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Medieval and Renaissance Studies. As Open Stack Collections Curator, a position she took on in 2017, Rachel is responsible for strategy and management of ASU Library's openly accessible resources and print collections.
With her education in the fields of Hebrew linguistics and theoretical translation studies and strong background in publishing, Rachel established the IsraPulp Collection of Hebrew-language popular litrature, the only such collection of rare pulps (1930s–current). She is the curator of this collection since its inception in 2004.
Master of Arts. Information Resources and Library Science. University of Arizona. Tucson, AZ. 2007.
Master of Arts. Translation Studies. Tel Aviv University. Summa cum laude. 2002. MA Thesis: Yaʻakov Orland as a Translator of Children’s Literature. [Hebrew; OCLC 233405350]
Editing Certificate. Bar Ilan University. 1993.
Bachelor of Arts. Comparative Literature and General Studies (Hebrew Linguistics, Classics). Hebrew University of Jerusalem. 1991.
History of the Book, Translation Studies, Hebrew Linguistics, Popular Literature, Library and Information Science.
Editor-in-Chief, Judaica Librarianship (peer-reveiwed journal). 2012–present.
American Library Association; Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), 2006–2015
American Theological Libraries Association, 2011–2017
Arizona Library Association, 2007–present
Association for Jewish Studies (intermittent)
Association of Jewish Libraries, 2003–present
The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing, 2017–present