Rebecca Granato is the Assistant Dean and Visiting Assistant Professor of History at al Quds Bard College in Abu Dis, where she has been since the program’s inception in 2009. She has been teaching in the Language & Thinking Program, the Institute’s program for incoming Bard freshmen, since 2004 and she currently oversees the L&T program at al Quds Bard. As an Institute Associate Rebecca has given workshops at several of Bard’s international partnership programs, including her home institution, al Quds Bard, Bard in Annandale, European Humanities University in Lithuania, and at the American University of Central Asia in Bishkek. Her own research focuses on the evolution of Palestinian nationalism inside Israeli prisons between 1967 and 1985. Rebecca is currently a Palestinian American Research Council fellow, and more recently the recipient of the Ontario Graduate Scholarship for dissertation completion.