Communications and Digital Media Officer
Tara was a 2018-2019 Woolf Institute Cambridge Scholar. She successfully completed her MPhil in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Muslim-Jewish Relations) at the University of Cambridge (Jesus College) in 2019. Her dissertation, 'Representations and Reinforcements: Examining the Roles and Representations of Women in the Israel Defense Forces through an Ontological Security Lens', received the award of Distinction and her research focused on the intersection of security, gender, and military studies in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Watch Tara's Research Day 2019 presentation here.
Prior to this, Tara graduated with High Distinction (H.B.A.) from the University of Toronto (Trinity College), having studied Peace, Conflict and Justice, Near and Middle Eastern Civilisations and Jewish Studies.
Tara was the Woolf Institute's Communications and Digital Media Officer from September 2019 to Spring 2021. As part of her role, she was the co-producer and editor of podcast and video series including Naked Reflections and the COVID-19 Chronicles. Tara developed and facilitated our various webinar series including Binging Religion, maintained and updated the Institute's website and social media channels and helped to develop the Institute's first Digital Media Strategy. Additionally, Tara co-convened and taught on subjects like religious violence and women in religious leadership on the online course Religion is... with over 100 course participants from 19 countries.
Tara is now the Communications Officer at UK in a Changing Europe, based at The Policy Institute, King's College London.
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