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Anat Mooreville

Biography:

Anat Mooreville received her B.A. from Brown University and Ph.D. in History from UCLA. Her research concentrates on Israeli history, Jewish history in the Middle East and North Africa, and the history of medicine and science. She is currently working on a monograph about the relationship between Jews, colonial medicine, and postwar global health in the twentieth century that centers on the eye-disease trachoma. She was previously the Hazel D. Cole Postdoctoral Fellow in the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Washington, Seattle. Her recent article, “Eyeing Africa: The Politics of Israeli Ocular Expertise and International Aid, 1959-1973,” has appeared in the Spring/Summer 2016 issue of Jewish Social Studies.