Guy Abutbul '11, Sociology
Guy successfully defended his dissertation, "The Production of Sephardic, Mixed and Ashkenazi Identities in the Israeli Middle Class," in the Fall of 2011. Guy is currently a lecturer in Sociology at Ben Gurion University of the Negev.
Michal Ben-Josef Hirsch, Politics and Heller School
Michal was a post-doc fellow with the Schusterman Center from 2010-2012. From 2012 she takes a position as adjunct faculty with the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis.
Ehud Eiran '10, Politics
Ehud's dissertation "Settling to Win: Strategic Settlement Projects in Post Colonial Times" was successfully defended in 2010. In 2012, he commenced an appointment as assistant professor at Haifa University. Click here for a Feb 2012 article in Foreign Affairs "What Happens After Israel Attacks Iran: Public Debate can Prevent a Strategic Disaster."
Motti Inbari '09-10, NEJS
Motti was the Center's first post-doc fellow and lectured at Brandeis on fundamentalism and Messianism. Currently he is assistant professor at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Recently published by Cambridge University Press (2012) is his Messianic Religious Zionism Confronts Israeli Territorial Compromises.
Yuval Jobani '10-11, NEJS
Yuval was a post-doc fellow at Brandeis for the 2010-2011 academic year where he lectured on Jewish political thought. He now has a tenured position at Tel Aviv University.
Randy Geller '11, NEJS
Randy successfully defended his doctoral dissertation on the Druze and other minorities in the Israel Defense Forces between 1948 and 1957. He is professorial lecturer at American University's department of History for the 2011-2012 academic year and will take a post-doc position at University of Texas, Austin for the 2012-2013 academic year. Click here for further details.
Joseph Ringel '11, NEJS
Joseph successfully defended his dissertation at Brandeis' NEJS department in 2011. His dissertation title is "The Sephardic Rabbinate, Sephardic Yeshivot and the Shas Educational System." He was a post-doc fellow at Drew University for 2011-12 and is currently a post-doc fellow at the University of Maryland for the 2012-2013 academic year.