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Tara Zammit

Communications and Digital Media Officer


Tara has started a new role as the Woolf Institute’s Communications and Digital Media Officer having recently completed her MPhil in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Muslim-Jewish Relations) at the University of Cambridge. 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.

Tara graduated with High Distinction (H.B.A.) from the University of Toronto, having studied Peace, Conflict and Justice, Near and Middle Eastern Civilisations, and Jewish Studies, and was a 2018-2019 Woolf Institute Cambridge Scholar (in association with the Cambridge Trust).

Read the blog post, Different Backgrounds: Shared Experiences, written for International Women's Day (8 March 2019) by Tara and fellow MPhil scholars Emma Heyn and Alissa Symon.

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