Dr Netta Cohen

Junior Research Fellow in History


BA (Tel Aviv University), MA (Tel Aviv University), DPhil (University of Oxford)

Academic Background

I completed my doctoral degree in 2019 at the Centre for History of Science, Medicine and Technology. In the course of my doctoral studies I received several scholarships and fellowships, including the Oxford-Pears Foundation Scholarship, the Leo Baeck scholarship, the graduate research fellowship at the Center for Jewish History in New York City and a research affiliation at the Taub Center for Israel Studies in NYU. In 2018 I co-founded the Oxford Environmental History Network (OEHN) which aims to connect researchers working on environmental history in the University of Oxford.

Research Interests

Environmental History; History of Knowledge; History of Science, Medicine and Technology; Modern Jewish History; History of Zionism; Global and Colonial History; Transnational History.