BA, MA, PhD
- Postdoctoral Affiliate
- Postgraduate Mentor
- Research Fellow, Woolf Institute & Affiliated Researcher, ReproSoc (Reproductive Sociology Research Group), Department of Sociology
Lea completed her PhD in Sociology and Social Anthropology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2018. As part of her training, she was a fellow at the interdisciplinary program of “Human Rights and Judaism” at the Israeli Democracy Institute. She also spent a year as a visiting graduate student in Social Anthropology at Newnham (2016-2017).
She is currently a research fellow at the Woolf Institute and an affiliated researcher at the Reproductive Sociology Research Group (ReproSoc) in the Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge.
Anthropology of religion (esp. Judaism, Islam and interfaith relations); Medical Anthropology (esp. health decision making, reproduction and ethnic minority and migrant health); Gender and Sexuality (esp. body, modesty, and transnational feminism), Anthropology of Education (esp. sex education; science and technology), Anthropological Theory; Mixed-methods and comparative ethnography.
Regions: Middle East (Israel-Palestine), Europe (UK, Germany), North America
Current research project: Religion, Public Health and COVID-19
Besides her commitment to academic excellence, Lea is an avid singer, with a particular love for choral singing.