Visiting Faculty

 

Fall 2020

Ehud Eiran

Israel Institute Visiting Professor of Israel Studies, UC Berkeley
Haifa University
eiran59@berkeley.edu

Dr. Ehud Eiran is a Professor of International Relations at Haifa University. His research focuses on conflict and conflict resolution, governance, and policy in Israel and the Middle East. He is currently a visiting scholar in Political Science at Stanford University and an Israel Institute Visiting Faculty at UC Berkeley affiliated with the Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies.


 

Roy Peled

Israel Institute Visiting Professor of Israel Studies (FY20)
Koret Visiting Professor in Israel Studies, UC Berkeley (FY21)
Haim Striks School of Law, College of Management – Academic Studies in Israel
roypeled@gmail.com

Dr. Roy Peled is an Administrative and Constitutional Law professor at the Haim Striks School of Law, College of Management – Academic Studies in Israel. Roy Peled was the 2019-2020 Israel Institute Visiting Professor. He is the Koret Visiting Professor in Israel Studies at UC Berkeley for 2020-2021.


Tomer Persico

Koret Visiting Assistant Professor of Jewish and Israel Studies, UC Berkeley
Tel Aviv University
tomerpersico@gmail.com

Dr. Tomer Persico is a Shalom Hartman Institute Research Fellow, and a professor at Tel-Aviv University. His fields of study are contemporary spirituality, Jewish Renewal, forms of secularization and trends of secularization and religiosity in Israel. 2019-2020 is his third year as the Koret Visiting Assistant Professor of Jewish and Israel Studies.


Stephanie Shosh Rotem

Berkeley Institute Visiting Professor of Israel Studies
Tel Aviv University 
srotem@netvision.net.il

Dr. Stephanie (Shosh) Rotem is a Teaching Fellow at Tel Aviv University’s Interdisciplinary Program in the Arts. She served as Head of the Diploma Program in Curatorship and Museum Studies and as Coordinator of the Research Committee at the Faculty of the Arts. In Spring 2021 she is serving a second term as Visiting Professor of Israel Studies at UC Berkeley.


Amnon Reichman 

Robbins Collection Professor in Comparative Law
University of Haifa
reichman@law.berkeley.edu

Amnon Reichman is a Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Haifa and a co-Principal Investigator (PI) of the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law Under Extreme Conditions at the University of Haifa. He is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including the Israeli Science Foundation (ISF). Professor Reichman will be returning to Berkeley during the Spring 2021 semester.


 

Eran Kaplan 

Berkeley Institute Visiting Professor of Israel Studies
Rhoda and Richard Goldman Chair in Israel Studies,
San Francisco State University 
erank@sfsu.edu

Dr. Eran Kaplan is the Rhoda and Richard Goldman Chair in Israel Studies at San Francisco State University where he teaches courses on Modern Israel, the Arab-Israeli Conflict, Israeli Cinema, Modern Hebrew Culture and on the History of Jerusalem. He has a B.A. from Tel Aviv University and a PhD in Modern Jewish History from Brandeis University.


 

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