Amy Fedeski has received the Salo W. and Jeannette M. Baron Young Scholars Award for Scholarly Excellence in Research of the Jewish Experience.
The Salo W. and Jeannette M. Baron Young Scholars Awards are given to two junior scholars from all fields of study who have completed an exceptional Master’s thesis and are currently writing a PhD dissertation, or have recently completed a PhD thesis all of which are related to the Jewish experience. Amy recently completed her PhD at the University of Virginia and is currently the Bader Postdoctoral Fellow in Jewish History at Queen's University.
The award provides up to €7,500 for a research stay of three months at the University of Vienna. While in Vienna, Amy will conduct archival research for her project on 20th century Soviet Jewish migrants.