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Sophie Schor

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Professional Title: 

Graduate Student

Office: 

Macher W-33E

Email: 

Office Hours: 

Fall 2020: Thursdays 12-2pm on Zoom

Degree: 

B.A. in Government and Middle Eastern Studies, Smith College; M.A. in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies from Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Bio: 

I am a PhD student in Political Science with a focus on Comparative Politics. My research problematizes fixed definitions of borders through a ground-up ethnographic analysis of public transportation and infrastructure in Israel and Palestine. I am interested in feminist research methods, political ethnography, conflict studies, and political geography.