About Katja Schatte

Katja Schatte is a Ph.D. candidate in history at the University of Washington, and holds a master's in Latin American Studies from the University of Chicago. Her dissertation explores Jewish life in East Berlin before and after reunification (1945-2016) with a focus on less-explored perspectives. Katja's research has been funded by the USC Shoah Foundation, the Leo Baeck Institute New York, and the Stroum Center. In 2021, she was the Stroum Center's Finish Line Fellow. She has taught college-level history courses at the University of Washington and in non-traditional educations settings, such as University Beyond Bars.
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