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JPR Team

Jonathan Boyd - Executive Director
Dr Jonathan Boyd
Executive Director

Jonathan holds a doctorate in education from the University of Nottingham, and a BA and MA in Jewish history from University College London. His expertise is in contemporary Jewry, education and antisemitism.
David Graham - Senior Research Fellow
Dr David Graham
Senior Research Fellow

David holds a DPhil from the University of Oxford. A geographer by training & expert in the study of Jews in Britain, Europe & Australia, his skills encompass demography, cartography, statistics & survey methods.
Daniel Staetsky - Senior Research Fellow
Dr Daniel Staetsky
Senior Research Fellow

Daniel holds a PhD in Social Statistics from the University of Southampton, UK. A skilled statistician, his research expertise spans the disciplines of demography, applied statistics and economics.
Donatella Casale Mashiah - Research Fellow
Dr Donatella Casale Mashiah
Research Fellow

Donatella holds a DPhil from the University of Pisa. Her expertise encompasses public policy analysis and implementation, public administration & management, local governance and programme evaluation.
Richard Goldstein - Director of Operations
Richard Goldstein
Director of Operations

Richard is a frequent lecturer on Jewish history and the Holocaust and an experienced tour guide to places of Jewish interest in Europe. His book on the History of Jews in England was published in May 2013.
Judith Russell - Development Director
Judith Russell
Development Director

Judith’s academic background is in foreign languages, and her professional expertise is in publishing, editing, public relations, fundraising and event management.
Keith Khan-Harris - Project Director, European Jewish Research Archive
Dr Keith Khan-Harris
Project Director, European Jewish Research Archive

Keith holds a PhD from Goldsmiths College, London. He has conducted research on many aspects of the British Jewish community, and is the editor of the Jewish Journal of Sociology.

Associate Fellows

Yonatan Ariel
Adjunct faculty member at the Melton Center for Jewish Education, Hebrew University, with expertise in contemporary Jewry, educational policy and Israel education.

Toby Axelrod
Academic Director of the Leo Baeck Summer University in Jewish Studies, Berlin, journalist and author.

Professor Eliezer Ben-Rafael
Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Tel Aviv University, with expertise in the Belgian Jewish community.

Professor Steven M Cohen
Research Professor of Jewish Social Policy at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, with expertise in contemporary American Jewry.

Professor Sergio DellaPergola
Professor of Population Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, with expertise in global Jewish demography and the Italian Jewish community.

Professor Lars Dencik
Professor of Social Psychology at Roskilde University in Denmark, with expertise in the Swedish, and wider Scandinavian Jewish communities.

Dr Catherine Feischi
Director, Counterpoint, Fellow at the Department of Government at LSE, with expertise in extremism, populism, civil engagement and social innovation.

Professor David Feldman
Director of the Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism at Birkbeck, University of London, with expertise in antisemitism, racism and immigration in the UK.

Mark Gardner
Director of Communications at the Community Security Trust, UK, with expertise in contemporary antisemitism.

Konstanty Gebert
Polish journalist and social activist, with expertise in the Polish Jewish community.

Dr Olaf Gloeckner
Research Fellow at the Moses Mendelssohn Centre in Potsdam, Germany, with expertise in contemporary history, and the contemporary German Jewish community.

Dr Keith Kahn-Harris
Honorary Research Fellow and Associate Lecturer in Sociology at Birkbeck, University of London, with expertise in the sociology of the UK Jewish community.

Darina Privalko
Regional Development and Outreach Director for Hillel in Eastern Europe, with expertise in the Ukrainian Jewish community.

Professor Stanley Waterman
Emeritus Professor of Geography at Haifa University, with expertise in cultural and political geography and the UK Jewish community.

Michael Whine MBE
Director of Government and International Affairs at the Community Security Trust, UK, with expertise in antisemitism and political and religious extremism.