Jordan Galczynski

Research & Instructional Technology Consultant

Jordan Galczynski is a PhD candidate in Egyptology in the Near Eastern Languages and Cultures department at UCLA. Her work focuses on the visualization of elite identity in New Kingdom Theban tomb scenes, specifically how dress and fashion were used to express and negotiate the varying identities of the tomb owner. Jordan’s other interests include the textile industry and trade in the Eastern Mediterranean. She has excavated in Egypt, Israel, and Ethiopia, and was a member of the UCLA Coffin’s Project. Jordan is also the co-host to Afterlives with Kara Cooney and is a research assistant at the Getty Research Institute.