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Professional Appointments

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
  • 12.2019-1.2020           Visiting Professor, Department of Jewish History, University of Haifa, Israel 
  • 9.2019                            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 Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism, the Avraham Hartman Institute of                                          Contemporary Jewry, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel (declined)
  • 8.2018-9.2018             Research Fellowship, German Historical Institute in Warsaw, Poland
  • 3.2018                            Visiting Research Fellowship “Jews in the Americas” at the University of Florida, USA
  • 3.2017-6.2017             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 the 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  
  • 6.2010-7.2010             Research Internship at the Hadassah Brandeis Institute, Brandeis University, USA.