Hadas Gur-Ze'ev

Hadas Gur-Ze'ev

Gender discourse on digital participatory platforms
Advisor: Dr. Neta Kligler-Vilenchik
Hadas Gur-Ze'ev

Hadas Gur-Ze'ev is a Ph.D. student at the Department of Communication at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She holds a Master’s degree in Communication from the Hebrew University and a Bachelor's degree in Cinema and Television from Tel-Aviv University, as well as professional experience with innovative technologies in the ed-tech and digital entertainment industry.

Her M.A. dissertation, titled “No Geek Girls”: Boundary-work and Gendered Identity in the Israeli Geek Community (advisor: Dr. Neta Kligler-Vilenchik), focused on in-group power dynamics around popular content in the context of changing media environment. Her fields of interest include the intersection of popular culture, social media, gender, and participatory culture in the digital age.

 

Education

  • 2019-present: Ph.D. student at the Department of Communication and Journalism, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Advisor: Dr. Neta Kligler-Vilenchik.
  • 2017-2019: M.A. (with honors), the Department of Communication and Journalism, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Advisor: Dr. Neta Kligler-Vilenchik.
  • 2017: Exchange program at the Department of Social Sciences, Freie Universität Berlin.
  • 2015-2017: M.A. student at the Unit of Culture Research, Tel-Aviv University.
  • 2009-2012: B.A. (with honors), Cinema and Television, Tel-Aviv University.
  • 2008-2009: Certification in Animation and Virtual Realities, the Open University.

Research Experience

  • 2019-present: Youth cross-cutting political expression around popular content (funded by the Spencer Foundation), Department of Communication and Journalism, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Dr. Neta Kligler-Vilenchik).
  • 2018-present: WhatsApp Misinformation and Social Science Research Awards (funded by Facebook), Department of Communication and Journalism, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Dr. Neta Kligler-Vilenchik).
  • 2018-present: News, Entertainment Consumption and Patterns of Use of Technologies and Social Media: A Comparative Study (funded by Northwestern University), Department of Communication and Journalism, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Prof. Keren Tenenboim-Weinblatt and Dr. Neta Kligler-Vilenchik).

Teaching Experience

  • 2018-present: Disruptive Technologies in the Digital Age (B.A.); Touch-based Media (B.A. seminar); History of Western Thought (B.A.). Media & Communication School, the College of Management Academic Studies.
  • 2018-present: Educational Technologies (pre-academic preparatory program), Levinsky College of Education.