Miri Lavi-Neeman

Miri Lavi-Neeman joins the Institute as Director of Israel Studies Research and postdoctoral fellow in Israeli Law, Economy, and Society. Lavi-Neeman, an Israeli native, is completing her doctorate in geography at UC Berkeley with a focus on environmentalism in Israel. Previously, she worked at the Heschel Center for Environmental Learning and Leadership in Israel and served as founding editor of Hakadur Beyadenu, the Israeli journal of social-environmental education. Lavi-Neeman will teach undergraduates, coordinate research conferences, and promote collaboration between UC Berkeley and Israeli scholars.