David Giovacchini, Middle East studies librarian at the University of Pennsylvania, died suddenly Nov. 5, 2016. He was 57.
He graduated from Cornell in 1981, majoring in history and Middle East studies. In 1984, he earned a master’s degree in Near Eastern studies from Princeton. Before beginning his library career, Giovacchini served five years in the Army, rising to the rank of captain.
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