Curriculum Vitae

 

EDUCATION

1992

Columbia University, New York, USA
Doctor of Philosophy

1989

Columbia University, New York, USA
Master of Philosophy

1987

Columbia University, New York, USA
Master of Arts: Political Science

1986

Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science and International Relations

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS AT THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY

2017-           Chair in Israeli Democracy and Politics

2012-2015

Chair, Political Science Department

2009-

Professor, Political Science Department

2005-2009

Assistant Professor, Political Science Department

1999-2005

Senior Lecturer, Political Science Department

1995-1999

Lecturer, Political Science Department

 

OTHER ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2009-10

Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
Visiting Professor, Government Department

2003-04

Emory University, Atlanta, USA
Visiting Associate Professor, Political Science Department

 


MISCELLANEOUS

European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), Member of the Executive Committee.

Member of the Editorial Board: International Political Science ReviewJournal of Legislative Studies and Party Politics

Presidential Commission on the Structure of Government in Israel, Member of the Sub-Committee on Reforming the Parliamentary Regime and the Proportional Electoral System in Israel (2006-07). 

Israeli Knesset, Advisor to the Speaker, Knesset Committees Reform Project (1999-2000). 

International Political Science Association (IPSA), Member of the Executive Committee: Research Committee of Legislative Specialists (1997-2003).

Israel Democracy Institute, Jerusalem, Israel

Project Director, Improving Legislative Oversight (2008-09)
Project Director and Chief Researcher, Knesset Committees Reform Project (1994-97).

 

CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS & PANELS ORGANIZED

"Parliaments and Government Termination", European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Joint Sessions of Workshops, 2019, Mons, BELGIUM. 

"Legislative Parties – Internal Organization, Cohesion, Discipline", European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) General Conference, 2014, Glasgow, SCOTLAND

"Why Electoral Reform", European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Joint Sessions of Workshops, 2009, Lisbon, PORTUGAL

“Are Legislatures Working?”, “Post-Authoritarian Legislatures”, “The Effects of Professionalization on Legislatures”, “Legislative Methodology”, and “Candidate Selection”, International Political Science Association (IPSA) World Congress, 2006, Fukuoka, JAPAN.

"Cohesion and Discipline in Legislatures," American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting, 2003, Philadelphia, U.S.A.

"The Impact of Electoral Reform on Legislatures," International Political Science Association (IPSA) World Congress, 2000, Quebec City, CANADA.

"The Consequences of Candidate Selection," European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Joint Sessions of Workshops, 1999, Mannheim, GERMANY.

"Parties, Elections and Cleavages: Israel in Comparative and Theoretical Perspective." 1998, Jerusalem, ISRAEL.

 

JOURNALS/BOOKS REFEREE
Referee for the following journals: Acta Politica, American Journal of Political Science, American Political Science Review, British Journal of Political Science, Canadian Journal of Political Science, Comparative Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Electoral Studies, European Journal of Political Research, International Political Science Review, International Politics, Journal of Elections Public Opinion and Parties, Journal of Legislative Studies, Journal of Politics, Law and Society Review, Parliamentary Affairs, Party Politics, Political Science Quarterly, Political Studies, and West European Politics.


Manuscript reviewer for Macmillan, Oxford University Press, Routledge and the State University of New York Press.