Yehuda Sharim

Assistant Professor (Coming July 2018)
  • Ph.D., 2013 – UCLA; culture and performance
  • M.A., 2005 – New York University; performance studies
  • M.A., 2003 – Goldsmiths College, University of London; visual arts
  • B.A., 2002 – Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel; English literature and drama
Research Interests: 
  • Comparative migration and refugee studies
  • Cultural studies Border and transborder studies
  • Sephardic-Mizrahi studies
  • Jewish/Israel studies
  • Comparative study of race/ethnicity
  • Performance studies
  • Visual cultures
  • Media and film studies

Graduate Division

Graduate Admissions:
Phone: (209) 228-4723
Graduate Funding:
Phone: (209) 228-4622
General Inquiries:
Phone: (209) 228-4723
Fax: (209) 228-6906
Mailing Address:
University of California, Merced
ATTN: Graduate Division
5200 N. Lake Road, SSB 310
Merced, CA 95343


Graduate Group

Graduate Group Chair: Kevin Dawson
(209) 756-4512
Graduate Group Coordinator: Monica Garcia

Additional Resources

Graduate Resource Center
Graduate Peer Mentor Program
Writing Services
Grad Student Association
Resolve a Conflict

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