Field & Specialties
The Radical Right
MA, Contemporary History and Politics, Birkbeck, University of London, 2010
BA, Drama and Theater Studies, Royal Holloway, University of London, 2005
I am a doctoral student in the history of Israel-Palestine, focusing on the Israeli far-right and Jewish extremism, nationalism (in particular religious nationalism), and intra-Jewish ethnic relations. More broadly, I am interested in issues of ethnic conflict, violence, and the intersections of race, gender, and religion in nationalist and right-wing discourses.
Prior to joining UVA's History PhD program, I spent several years living in Israel-Palestine, working as a translator and breaking news editor for various news outlets, and reporting from the West Bank and Jerusalem. I am a blogger and former associate editor at +972 Magazine, and my work has also been published in the London Review of Books Blog, Haaretz, the Forward, and the Daily Beast.
I was born in Belgium and brought up in the U.K.
Internet and Popular Press Publications
Author page at +972 Magazine: https://972mag.com/author/natashar/
Author page at London Review of Books Blog: https://www.lrb.co.uk/blog/author/natasha-roth/
Awards & Honors
Jewish Studies Fellowship, University of Virginia, 2017