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Aaron Schimmel

B.A., Lewis & Clark College

Aaron Schimmel is a Ph.D. student in the Department of History studying Jews in the late nineteenth century Russian Empire with a special emphasis on Jewish political movements. Before Stanford, Aaron obtained his B.A. in History from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR and spent a year teaching English in a Jerusalem elementary school. His research has most recently brought him to study portrayals of Bukharian Jews in Russia’s Jewish press.