Professor of Political Science
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
אבנר דה-שליט, אבנר דה שליט, avner de-shalit, avner de shalit, civicism, human rights, democracy, environmental politics, equality, socialism, urban politics, political science, political philosophy, political theory,
1986 BA, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1990 D.Phil. Oxford University
1990-1991 Post-doctorate Research, Lady Davis Fellowship, The Hebrew University
Appointments at the Hebrew University
1991 Lecturer, Dept. of Political Science
1994 Senior lecturer with tenure
1999 Associate Professor
2002 The Max Kampelman Chair in Democracy and Human Rights
Administration at the Hebrew University
2006-7 Head of programme, PPE (Philosophy Politics Economics)
2007-2009 Chair, Department of Political Science
2009-2012 Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences
2012-2015 Head of programme, Glocal – Community Development Studies
Public (academic) Activities
1998-1999 Chairperson, Israeli Association for Political Science.
2001-2002 Member of the Advisory group to the Ministry of Education with regard to teaching environmental sciences.
2002-2004 Advisor to the Israeli parliament for matters affecting future generations.
2007-2009 Chairperson, Green Vision for Israel; (Nominated by the Ministry of Finance (Otzar) and the Parliament (Knesset)). Report
written by a group of activists, scientists and Government bureaucrats, submitted and implemented in 2009.
2014- Chair of governing board (voluntary work). The High School by the Hebrew University ("Leyada").
2017- Chair, Social sciences academic committee, Azrieli Fellows program, the largest PhD fellowships program in Israel.
2000 The Rector’s prize for excellence in teaching, The Hebrew University
2006 The Rector's prize for outstanding research, The Hebrew University
2013 Prize for my book (with Daniel Bell) The Spirit of Cities One of the ten most influential non-fiction books in 2012; prize sponsored by Xinhua.net
2014 Rothschild Prize, Social Sciences
2017 Best political theory paper in the Journal of Politics for 2015-2016 for my paper ‘The Ethics of Academic Boycott'
Equality, democracy, human rights, environmental politics, urban politics
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