Jacob Morrow-Spitzer is a third-year PhD student in the Department of History, and is also an affiliate of the Yale Judaic Studies Program. His research focuses on the intersection between modern Jewish history, American race, and African American history. He received his B.A. in History and Jewish Studies from Tulane University, and worked as a peer tutor at the Tulane Academic Success Center throughout his undergraduate years. Before starting at Yale, he worked in the non-profit and public-facing research world. Jacob has experience editing personal statements, journal articles, conference talks, fellowship applications, book reviews, public-facing scholarship, encyclopedia entries, and many, many course papers. Along with fellow Graduate Writing Lab Fellow Eva Landsberg, he captains the Yale History Department intramural softball team.