B.A. Brandeis University (Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, Language and Linguistics)
Ph.D. Student, Stanford Graduate School of Education
Hannah Kober is a second-year doctoral student in Educational Linguistics with a concentration in Jewish Studies at Stanford Graduate School of Education. She is interested in the sociology of language education, with a focus on the impact of language ideologies and attitudes on Hebrew teaching and learning in North America. Hannah wrote her undergraduate honors thesis on the factors influencing motivations and experiences of Jewish Israeli university students pursuing Arabic studies. At Brandeis University, she served as an undergraduate liaison to the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies and worked as a Research Assistant at the Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education. Hannah was most recently a Program Associate at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, where she coordinated research activities and programming for the North American faculty and fellows. Hannah is a Jim Joseph Fellow and a Wexner Graduate Fellow-Davidson Scholar.