Elena Amaya

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Elena Amaya

Research Interests
Comparative-Historical Sociology, Political Sociology, Antisemitism, Nationalism, Gender and the Law, Genocide Studies

Elena is a 3rd year PhD student. She has been awarded a 2022-23 Foreign Language and Areas Studies Fellowship. She has also been awarded an 2022-2027 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and was a 2022 Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation Fellow. She was the 2021 Summer Graduate Student Research Fellow in residence at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

She is also affiliated with the following centers on campus:
Affiliated Graduate Student, Institute of International Studies, UC Berkeley
Affiliated Graduate Student, Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, UC Berkeley
Affiliated Graduate Student, Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies, part of the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, UC Berkeley

Most Recent Fellowships & Grants:
2022-23 Academic Year Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowship
2022 Summer Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowship
2022 Pre-Dissertation Research Grant in International Studies from the Berkeley Institute of International Studies
2022 Jewish Studies Summer Grant
2022-2027 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship
2022 Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation Fellowship