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Joshua Tapper

Joshua Tapper

Field: 
Jewish
M.A., East European, Russian, Eurasian and Jewish Studies, University of Toronto
M.S., Journalism, Columbia University
B.A., History and English, Dalhousie University

Joshua Tapper is a second-year PhD student in Jewish History. His research focuses on Jewish culture and religious life in the postwar Soviet Union, the Soviet and post-Soviet Jewish diaspora, and the contemporary Russian Jewish experience. He is also interested in working with non-traditional methodologies, specifically oral history and historical ethnography. As a journalist, his writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Globe and Mail, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, and the Jewish Daily Forward, among other publications in the United States and Canada.