Tal Feder is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Sheffield. He received his PhD from the University of Haifa in a joint program with Humboldt University, Berlin. In 2020, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Cultural Affairs at Indiana University. His current research focuses on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on employment in cultural occupations and patterns of arts consumption. His research interests are cultural policy, sociology of art, and quantitative methods.