Election Year: 2021
Election Constituency: Israel
Scholar Status: Scholar in Residence
Rhodes Identifier: Israel & St John's 2021
Eli Zuzovsky studies English and Filmmaking at Harvard with a secondary field in Theater and a citation in German. The features editor of The Harvard Advocate, he has received honors like Phi Beta Kappa, The John Harvard Scholarship, and The Artist Development Fellowship. His plays and films have been presented at The Cannes Film Festival, The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and The American Repertory Theater, among others. His writing and translations have recently appeared in Haaretz, The Times of Israel, and The Harvard Political Review. His first play, Minotaur, won the 2017 Israeli Spring Festival. Zuzovsky was the editor of Bamahane, Israel's oldest weekly magazine, and won the Editor-in-Chief Award for Excellence twice. At Oxford, he hopes to study narratives of marginalized communities as a vehicle for social justice.