Miriam Moster / Sociology
Project: Right to Parent
NML Award: The Social Justice Award (June 2021)
Miriam Moster is a doctoral student in sociology, a Mellon Humanities Public Fellow and a Wexner Graduate Fellow. Her research explores the experiences and life stories of parents who leave strict religious marriages and communities. Alongside this research, Miriam founded a startup organization, Right to Parent, to support and advocate on behalf of these parents.
She is also a board member of Footsteps, an organization that supports and provides services to individuals who leave the ultra-Orthodox community. She earned her MFA in poetry and BA in philosophy and draws on her humanistic background in her social science research.