Education


Ph.D, Comparative Literature, 2012
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
   Dissertation: Created in the Image? Holocaust Perpetrators in Israeli Fiction.
   A study of aesthetic, political, and ethical dimensions of the representation of perpetrators in Israeli fiction
​   responding to the Holocaust.
​   Supervisor: Prof. Naomi Sokoloff

MST, Jewish Studies, 2008
University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
   Masters Dissertation: “Chelm Revisited: Art as Commemoration in Y. Y. Trunk’s Chelemer khakhomim
 
  Supervisor: Prof. Joseph Sherman

MA, Comparative Literature, 2006
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
   Masters Essay: “Imagination and Reality in the Lower East side”
   Supervisor: Prof. Sokoloff

Diploma, Editing Studies Program, Department of Hebrew Language, 2002

Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel


BA, Poetics and Comparative Literature, 2001
Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel


Professional Appointments

 2016–Present  Bucknell University, Dept. of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics
                         Assistant Professor, Silbermann Family Professor in Modern Hebrew Language and Literature

2012–2015      Bucknell University, Dept. of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics
                        Silbermann Family Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Hebrew

2011–2012      Portland State University, Dept. of World Languages and Literatures
                        Modern Hebrew Language Instructor and Coordinator