I am a member of the history department at the Leibniz Institute of European History in Mainz and currently hold the Kurt-David-Brühl guest professorship at the Centre for Jewish Studies of the University of Graz. My research focuses on the history of Jews in modern Europe, Jewish politics, and international law. I received my PhD from University College London and have been awarded fellowships from the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Posen Foundation, the Lady Davis Fellowship Trust at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Central European University, and Dartmouth College. My work has appeared in Archives juives and French Historical Studies.


PhD, History, University College London

MA, History, University College London

BA, Central and East European History and Jewish Studies, University College London


Other Publications


‘A French Jew Emancipated the Blacks’: Discursive Strategies of French Jews in the Age of Transnational Emancipations.” French Historical Studies 44, no. 4 (2021): 645–74.

L’Alliance israélite universelle, les Juifs roumains et l’idée d’Europe.” Archives Juives 53, no. 2 (2020): 72–89.

Book reviews:

Ethan B. Katz, Lisa Moses Leff, Maud S. Mandel (Eds.), Colonialism and the Jews (Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2017).” Medaon – Magazin Für Jüdisches Leben in Forschung und Bildung 12, no. 23 (2018).

Daša Drndić, Trieste (Maclehose Press, 2012) and Miljenko Jergović, Ruta Tannenbaum (Northwestern University Press, 2011).Jewish Quarterly 59, no. 3 (2012): 66–69.

Conference report:

‘Globalising French Jewish Politics, July 2–3, 2019.’” Jewish Studies at the Central European University 10 (2019): 176–82.


French Jews, Legal Practice, and the Construction of Empire: The Case of Adolphe Crémieux

Defending Balkan Jews, Shaping Europe: French Jewish International Activism in the Nineteenth Century


Association for Jewish Studies

European Association for Jewish Studies

French Colonial Historical Society

Society for the Study of French History

Jewish Studies postdoc network, Leo Baeck Institute

Societies, Religions, Laïcités research network, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique & Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes

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