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 Stroum Center faculty.
The fellowship offers grants of $4,000 to awardees and is made possible by the Stroum Center’s generous community supporters.
Applications for the 2020-2021 academic year are due on April 13, 2020. Learn more & apply >
- Francis Mbawini Abugbilla, Benaroya Israel Studies Fellow
- Oya Rose Aktas, Rabbi Arthur A. Jacobovitz Fellow
- Canan Bolel, Pamela and Robert Center Fellow
- Erin Gilbert, Richard Willner Memorial Fellow
- Jennifer Hunter, I. Mervin and Georgiana Gorasht Fellow
- Eryk Waligora, Robinovitch Family Fellow
- Derek Wiebke, Max Sarason Fellow
- Bret Windhauser, Mickey Sreebny Memorial Scholar
Graduate fellow Bret Windhauser explains the economic underpinnings of smuggling between Israel and the Palestinian Territories — and why the most commonly smuggled goods may not be what you think.
Graduate fellow Francis Abugbilla tells the story of C'ôte d'Ivoire's young Jewish community, and its efforts to promote peace in a country recovering from multiple civil wars.
Opportunity grant winner Pinar Kara tells the story of Kurdish Jews' migration to Israel, and how they keep connected with Kurdish culture today.
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 >