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Professional Appointments

2.2023-                   University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Fedor Lynnen Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation 

2022-                      Senior Research Associate, cross-affiliated at the  Department of Jewish Studies and the Slavic and Eastern                                         European Studies Department, University of Potsdam, Germany
                                   Postdoc Network Brandenburg - Individual Research Grant funded by the Brandenburg Ministry of Science

2021-                     Senior Research and Teaching Associate - Department of Contemporary History, Faculty of History,                                                  University of Warsaw, Poland

2018 - 2022 
          Senior Research and Teaching Associate - Slavic and Eastern European Studies Department, University of                                       Potsdam, Germany 

2017 - 2018           Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Slavic and Eastern European Studies Department, University of Potsdam,                                               Germany 

2014 - 2016          Huppert & Co. Law Office, Jerusalem, Israel
                                legal counselor, Polish citizenship confirmation and restitution 

2011 - 2012          Anne Frank Zentrum, Berlin, Germany
                                European Voluntary Service 

Education
 

Ph.D 2017                 Tel Aviv University, Israel and Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany 
                                    cotutelle | summa cum laude | history 

M.A 2011                  University of Warsaw, Poland
                                    Master of Arts in International Studies |  major: Latin American Studies, Modern History

Awards

2020   -    Best Book Award of the Latin American Jewish Studies Association

2017    -   Best Dissertation Award of the Latin American Jewish Studies Association  

2015    -   Encouragement Award of the Institute for the History of Polish Jewry, Tel Aviv University, Israel 

Fellowships and Research Grants

12/2022                        Visiting Professor, Tel Aviv University, Israel

12/2019-01/2020        Visiting Professor, Department of Jewish History, University of Haifa, Israel 

09/2019                         Research Fellowship, German Historical Institute in Washington, USA. Research at the YIVO Institute                                                                                     for Jewish Research in New York 

2018- 2019                   Posen Post-Doctoral Fellowship, the Vidal Sasoon International Center for the Study of the                                                                                                      Antisemitism, the Avraham Hartman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, the Hebrew University of                                                                                              Jerusalem, Israel (declined) 

08/2018-09/2018        Research Fellowship, German Historical Institute in Warsaw, Poland 

03/2018                         Visiting Research Fellowship “Jews in the Americas” at the University of Florida, USA 

03/2017-06/2017        POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw, Poland. POLIN Research Fellowship. Funded by the                                                                          William K. Bowes Foundation and the Taube Philanthropies 

2016-2017                    Doctoral Scholarship of the Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies, Tel Aviv University, Israel 

2015-2016                    Doctoral Scholarship of Shlomo Glas and Fanny Balaban-Glas Foundation 

2015-2016                    Doctoral Scholarship of the Goldstein-Goren Diaspora Research Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel 

2012-2015                    Doctoral Scholarship of the Graduate Center for the Study of Culture, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany                                
2014                              Center for Jewish History Travel Grant (for the American Jewish Studies Association conference in                                                                                         Baltimore, USA 

06/2010-07/2010        Research Internship at Hadassah Brandeis Institute, Brandeis University, USA.