I am a PhD student in Durham University’s Department of History and an Associate Lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Goldsmiths, University of London. I graduated with an MSc in African Studies from the University of Oxford and an LLB from Tel Aviv University, and worked as a researcher with think tanks and NGOs in Israel and East Africa.
My research focuses on authority, citizenship, migration and faith (Messianic Judaism and born-again Christianity), primarily in and around Ethiopia and South Sudan. I have also written about different aspects of Israel’s involvement in Africa in the past and present. My PhD research is an ethnographic history of the evolution of Messianic Judaism among Nuer communities in Ethiopia’s western frontierlands.