Finding Your Voice in Jewish Studies
The Stroum Center’s interdisciplinary graduate fellowship program supports current M.A. and Ph.D. students from a wide variety of disciplines at the University of Washington whose research connects to Jewish studies.
Graduate fellows share their research through public presentations and articles published on the Stroum Center’s website. The fellowship includes monthly workshops exploring the history and methodologies of Jewish studies; professional development in the areas of public scholarship and library skills; and networking with faculty.
The fellowship offers grants of $4,000 to awardees and is made possible by the Stroum Center’s generous community supporters.
Applications are due April 30, 2023. Learn more >
2022-2023 Graduate Fellows
- Jacob Beckert, Leo & Mickey Sreebny Memorial Fellow
- Aaron Carpenter, Pamela and Robert Center Fellow
- Ara Daglian, Robinovich Family Fellow
- Elizabeth Férauge, Max Sarason Fellow
- Forrest Martin, Ina and Richard Willner Memorial Fellow
- Yasir Zaidan, Robinovich Family Fellow
How Franz Kafka connected with Yiddish language and theater in Prague
Though he wrote in German, author Franz Kafka became an enthusiastic supporter of Yiddish theater in Prague. Graduate fellow Aaron Carpenter tells the story.
American Jews & Israel: The history of the Palestine Economic Corporation shows how “support” can take many forms
The history of American-supported development in Mandate Palestine is an early example of the complicated relationship between American Jews and Israel, writes graduate fellow Jake Beckert.
Activist ancestors: Reaching towards the Jewish Labour Bund’s strategies for cultural organizing
Graduate fellow Shelby Handler shares the history of the General History Labor Bund, the 20th-century Jewish socialist organization that inspired her new collection of poetry.
Graduate Fellows offer public talks on their research topics – which typically span a wide range of disciplines and regions of the world – throughout the academic year. Find out what’s coming up on our events calendar.
The Stroum Center’s Graduate Fellowship was established in 2012 and has supported dozens of graduate students’ research in Jewish studies. Explore past cohorts of fellows and their research interests by academic year >