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Adviser: Karen Auerbach and Donald M. Reid

Graduate Email: rmbuller@live.unc.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Education

B.A. University of Toronto, 2014
M.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2016
Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2021
Dissertation: Ottoman Jews in Paris: Sephardi Immigrant Community, Culture, and Identity, 1918-1939

Research Interests

Personal Website

I am a historian of migration, the Jewish Mediterranean, and modern France. I am particularly interested in questions of language, citizenship, and transnational networks. My dissertation (UNC 2021) examined Sephardi Jewish immigrants from the Ottoman Empire in twentieth-century Paris, with a focus on collective identity, communal life, and belonging in the Third Republic. Current and future research projects concentrate on the Holocaust, French colonialism, and immigrant identity in France.