2017-Present PhD Student, Rhetoric, UC Berkeley.
2017 MFA, Creative Writing in the Field of Poetry, New York University.
Thesis title: Between Sanctity and Sand.
2012 LL.B., Buchman Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University.
2012 Additional Program in Literature (BA), Creative Writing, Tel Aviv University.
2018 Graduate Student Instructor, UC Berkeley.
Course title: Illegitimate Violence. Designing and teaching a course for undergraduate students, focusing on poetics of war and emergencies.
2017 Graduate Student Instructor, UC Berkeley.
Course title: Imaginative Algorithms: Memory, Identity, Lyricality in Cybernetic Culture. Designing and teaching a course for undergraduate students, focusing on the non-linear interaction between digital technology and poetry.
2015 Adjunct Instructor, New York University.
Course title: Introduction to Fiction and Poetry. Designing and teaching a course for undergraduate students, focusing on translations of internationally acclaimed literary works.
Academic Journal Positions
2016 Editor-in-Chief, Nine Lines Literary Review, devoted to writing by veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Expanding the print review into an online journal.
2016 International Editor, Washington Square Review, nationally distributed literary journal. Soliciting internationally renowned writers.
2015 Assistant Awards Editor, Washington Square Review, nationally distributed literary journal. Selecting for the yearly award in fiction, flash-fiction, and poetry.
Awards, Grants, and Fellowships
2022 Fellow, Daniel E. Koshland, Jr. Fellowship in the Art of Teaching Writing (DEKJ), UC Berkeley.
2021 Grant, Rhetoric Department Supplemental Stipend, UC Berkeley.
2020 Award, Returning Scientist, Israeli Ministry of Aliyah and Integration. Demonstrated significant academic achievement in social sciences.
2020 Fellow, Doctoral Completion Fellowship (DCF), UC Berkeley.
2020 Grant, Berkeley International Graduate Student Parent Grant, UC Berkeley.
2016 Fellow, NYU Veterans Writing Workshop. As a fellow, I led a weekly writing workshop for recent veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Leading the weekly workshop, giving master classes, and co-creating the website (http://www.nyuvetsworkshop.org/).
2021 Poets & Writers (P&W).
2019 Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP).
Employment in the Field of Law: Admitted to Israeli Bar in 2013
2014 Legal Translator, Cassouto-Noff & Co., a law firm in the arena of Corporate Law in Israel. Covering all aspects of legal translation for the firm, including translation of contracts, negotiation drafts and publications.
2013 Articled Clerk, Gornitzky & Co., a law firm leading the arena of Corporate Law in Israel. Covering all aspects of a corporation's lifecycle, including the formation of companies, matters pertaining to share capital and shareholders' rights, public offerings as well as corporate governance issues.
2011 Law Teacher for High School Matriculation, Mosinzon High School, Ort Holon High School, teaching law fundamentals and introduction to law school, Israel.
2010 Volunteer in Pro-Bono Law Clinic, Refugee Rights Clinic, committed to the rights of refugees and aiding refugees to attain citizenship.
2010 Volunteer as Legal Aid, The Heart, an organization committed to fighting poverty.