Second NA’AMAT USA Research Fellowship

Event Details

End: August 15, 2017

NA’AMAT USA is pleased to invite proposals for the Second NA’AMAT USA Research Fellowship in Honor of Elizabeth J. Raider. The 2017-18 fellowship theme is “Jewish Women’s Contributions to Israeli Society.” Scholars from all academic disciplines working on Jewish women’s activism, critical engagement, and/or leadership in varied arenas including history, culture, politics, etc. are encouraged to apply. Honorarium: $2500.


Applicants must propose a serious research plan that will result in: (a) chapter of Master’s or PhD thesis, or (b) a scholarly study of publishable quality. The fellowship recipient must commit to delivering one public lecture and submitting a completed draft of his/her scholarly study.


To apply, submit a cover letter, research plan, CV, and two letters of support. For graduate students, one of the letters must be from the thesis/dissertation advisor. Preference will be given to applicants who are ABD and early career scholars.


Fellowship committee: Dr. Karla Goldman (University of Michigan), Dr. Daniel Greene (Northwestern University), Dr. Shirley Idelson (Independent Scholar), Dr. Laura Levitt (Temple University), and Dr. Mark A. Raider (University of Cincinnati). Deadline: June 15, 2017. Send application materials in the pdf format to: Prof. Mark A. Raider (, Committee Chair, c/o History Department, University of Cincinnati.