Kathryn A. Schwartz is an Arabist and historian of the modern Middle East. She is currently the Postdoctoral Fellow for the Digital Library of the Eastern Mediterranean at Harvard. Kathryn earned her Ph.D. in History and Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard in 2015, and her B.A. in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies from King’s College, the University of Cambridge in 2008. She is revising her dissertation into a book entitled "Print and the People of Cairo, 19th century."