Dr. Tal Feder
Tal Feder is the Jonathan Shapiro postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology in Tel Aviv University. His current research focuses on access to art and cultural policy.
He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Haifa in a joint program with Humboldt University, Berlin.
His research interests are sociology of art and culture, sociology of ethnic relations and quantitative research methods. Tal has taught courses on sociology of culture, sociology of music and cultural policy in several academic institutes in Israel and in NGOs dedicated to social activism through art.
In 2018 he published his paper “Normative justification for public arts funding” in the journal SocioEconomic Review. This paper received recently the 2019 Guttman award for best sociology paper from the Israeli Sociological Association