Shimrit Lee - Brooklyn Institute for Social Research

Shimrit Lee

Shimrit Lee received her M.A. in international human rights law from the School of Oriental and African Studies in 2012 and her Ph.D. in Middle Eastern Studies from New York University in 2019. An interdisciplinary scholar working at the intersection of visual culture, performance, and critical security studies, Shimrit’s research interests relate to the cultural production of security narratives in Israel and the U.S. She is an alum of No Longer Empty’s Curatorial Lab, and in 2019 she co-curated an exhibition based on her dissertation research at Philadelphia’s Twelve Gates Arts. Her writing has appeared in WarscapesJadaliyya+972 Magazine, and Jerusalem Quarterly, and she is currently working on a book about efforts by museums to redress histories of colonial violence.