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JPR Team

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Jonathan Boyd - Executive Director
Dr Jonathan Boyd
Executive Director
jboyd@jpr.org.uk

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
jpr@jpr.org.uk

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.
Carli Lessof - Senior Research Fellow
Carli Lessof
Senior Research Fellow
clessof@jpr.org.uk

Carli has an MA in Applied Social Research from Manchester University and is currently completing her PhD at Southampton University. She has developed and led a wide range of social surveys and research studies within a variety of sectors.
Daniel Staetsky - Senior Research Fellow
Dr Daniel Staetsky
Senior Research Fellow
dstaetsky@jpr.org.uk

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.
Richard Goldstein - Director of Operations
Richard Goldstein
Director of Operations
rgoldstein@jpr.org.uk

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
jrussell@jpr.org.uk

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

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.
Rebecca Frankel - Head of Fundraising
Rebecca Frankel
Head of Fundraising
rfrankel@jpr.org.uk

A former corporate lawyer, Rebecca was formerly Head of Fundraising at JNF UK and British Friends of ZAKA. A founder member of ‘the Heart edit’, an NGO working with learning disabled children and adults.
Carol Glenn - Executive PA
Carol Glenn
Executive PA
cglenn@jpr.org.uk

Carol worked as Office Manager/Exec PA for Diane Abbott MP and more recently at INASP an International development Charity in Oxford.
 
Catriona Sinclair
Special Projects
csinclair@jpr.org.uk

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.

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

Dr Michał Bilewicz
Associate Professor, Center for Research on Prejudice, Faculty of Psychology, University of Warsaw, with expertise in the Polish Jewish community.

Dr Chantal Bordes-Benayoun
Director of Research, National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), University of Toulouse with expertise in the French 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
The Shlomo Argov Chair in Israel-Diaspora Relations (Emeritus) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, with expertise in global Jewish demography and the Italian Jewish community.

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

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

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

Dr Olaf Glöckner
Researcher, Moses Mendelssohn Centre for European-Jewish Studies in Potsdam (MMZ) with expertise in the contemporary German Jewish community.

Dr Erich Griessler
Head of Research Group, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, with expertise in the contemporary Austrian Jewish community.

Professor András Kovács
Professor of Jewish Studies, Central European University, Budapest, with expertise in minority identities, prejudice, antisemitism, and sociology of the contemporary Hungarian Jewish community.

Dr Mark Tolts
Senior Research Associate, Division of Jewish Demography and Statistics, Avraham Harman Institute at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, with expertise in the demography of the FSU.

Dr Martina Weisz
Research Fellow, The Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism (SICSA), Hebrew University of Jerusalem, with expertise in the contemporary Spanish 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.

Dr Hanna van Solinge
Senior Researcher, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI), The Hague, with expertise in households and families, the elderly, and the contemporary Dutch Jewish community.