Orly Goldwasser is a Full Professor of Egyptology at the Hebrew University and Honorary Professor at the University of Göttingen.
Her research interests range from the origins of the alphabet to the relationship between ancient Egyptian classifiers and modern theories regarding world classification.
The invention of the Alphabet
Sociolinguistics and cultural interference
Current research project, ISF grant (2017-2020):
"Classifying the other: The classification of Semitic loanwords in the Egyptian script"