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Info for Prospective and Current Grad Students:

Thinking about graduate studies in a Jewish studies field at Carolina? Already here and looking to meet other UNC graduate students and faculty? Wondering how to get funding for your research initiatives? Interested in meeting leading national and international experts in your field? Tine Rassale, graduate assistant for the Center, TEP Fellow, and graduate student in the department of religious studies, hosted a casual roundtable conversation with a few of our students to talk about how the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies has improved their graduate studies. Watch on our Vimeo site or our YouTube channel.


Robin Buller defended her dissertation in spring 2021, and has a post-doc position at Berkeley starting fall 2021. She shared her story as part of UNC’s Giving Day celebrations… watch the video!


Many thanks to all the graduate students who joined us for our online roundtable discussion on the current job market with various Jewish Studies Center Directors. [April 2021.] Our event for grad students featured several Center directors who gave career advice and answered questions. Special thank you to the Center directors: Moderator: Laura Lieber, Duke University. Participants: Steve Weitzman, University of Pennsylvania; Jonathan Boyarin, Cornell University; Eva Mroczek, UC Davis; Anna Shternshis, University of Toronto. If you missed it, a portion of the presentation is now available for viewing on our Vimeo site and our YouTube channel.

Resources: Funding Opportunities for grad students in Jewish studies. PDF: Fellowship List Jewish Studies 2021