Education:

B.A. in Psychology and Sociology
Tel Aviv University,
Ramat Aviv, Israel - 1970

M.S. in Social Psychology
University of Pittsburgh,
Pittsburgh, Pa., U.S.A., 1973

Ph.D. in Social Psychology
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pa., U.S.A., 1974
 


Positions/Roles:

1974-1975 -- Post-Doctoral Fellow/Research Associate Learning Research and Development Center, University of Pittsburgh.

 

1975-1979 -- Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor) School of Education, Tel-Aviv University.

 

1978-1980 -- Co-organizer of the International Conference on the Development and Maintenance of Prosocial Behavior in Warsaw, Poland; July 1980.

 

1979-1983 -- Senior Lecturer (tenured), School of Education, Tel-Aviv University.

 

1981-1982 -- Visiting Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

 

1983-1989 -- Fellow Professor (equivalent to senior Associate Professor).

 

1983  -- Co-organizer of the European - International conference on Group Processes and Intergroup Conflicts in Tel Aviv, October, 1983.

 

1983-1987 -- Secretary of the Israel Society of Social Psychological Researchers.

 

1984  --  Co-organizer of the International Conference on Social Psychology of Knowledge, in Tel-Aviv, June 1984.

 

1985  --  Co-organizer of the European-Israeli conference on Stereotypes and Prejudice in Bad Homburg, West Germany, October, 1985.

 

1984-1987 -- Academic director of in-training-service of high school teachers in Jewish-Arab relations.

1985-1987 -- Academic director of in training service of high school principals in Education for Democracy.

1986-Elected Chairman of the Twelfth Annual Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, June 1989, Tel-Aviv.

1987-1988 -- Visiting Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Brandeis University

1988-1990 -- Elected member of the Governing Council of the International Society of Political Psychology

1989-Present -- Professor of Psychology, School of Education, Tel-Aviv University

1989-1994 -- Member of the Executive Committee of the Political Psychology Division of the International Association of Applied Psychology

1991 -- Visiting Professor, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris.

1993 -- Organizer and Chairperson of the International Conference on Education for Democracy in a Multicultural Society.  June 1993, Jerusalem

1994-1996 -- Head of the Peace Education Steering Committee set by the Ministry of Education

1994-1996 -- Vice President of the International Society of Political Psychology

 

1995 -- Visiting Professor, Dept. of Psychology, University of Maryland

1997 -- Visiting Professor, Dept. of Psychology, University of Muenster

1999-2000 -- Head of the Peace Education Steering Committee set by the Ministry of Education

1999-2000 -- President of the International Society of Political Psychology

2000-2001 -- Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and

2001-- Visiting Professor, Institute of Psychology, Polish Academy of Science, Warsaw

  

2001 -- Co-director of the European Summer Institute in Political Psychology

 

2002-2005 -- Director of the Walter Lebach Institute for Jewish-Arab Coexistence through Education, Tel Aviv University.

 

2005-2006 -- Visiting Scholar at the Maurice and Marilyn Center for Modern Jewish Studies, Brandeis University, USA

 

2006-2008 -- Lecturer at the National Security College of the State of Israel

 

2007-2009 -- Visiting professor at the University of Palermo

 

2008-2015-Branco Weiss Chair for Research in Child Development and Education.

 

2008-2009 -- Member of the public committee to form national policy for the partnership education between Jews and Arabs in Israel (appointed by the Minister of Education).

 

2010-2011 -- Visiting Scholar Brandeis University

 

2014-2015 -- Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University in Canberra

Grants:

 

1976-1978 -- Co-Principal Investigator -- Educational, National and Social Attitudes of High School Teachers (Funded through the Ministry of Education, Jerusalem, Israel).

 

1978-1980 -- Co-Principal Investigator -- National Survey of School Psychologists' Perceptions and Attitudes (Funded through the Ministry of Education, Jerusalem, Israel).

 

1990-1991 -- Co-Principal Investigator - Evaluation of Improvement of Learning Experience Project (Funded through the Ministry of Education, Jerusalem, Israel).

 

1992-1994 -- Co-Principal Investigator - Beliefs About Security in Israel (Funded through Tami Steinmetz, Center for Peace Research at Tel Aviv University).

 

1994-1996 -- Principal Investigator - Reflections of Conflict Societal Beliefs in the Israeli School Textbooks (funded through NCYW Research Institute for Innovation in Education, The Hebrew University). 

 

2002-2003 -- Co-Principal Investigator - Making and Changing Minds in Intractable Conflicts: The Case of the Israeli Jewish Society -Israel Foundations Trustee

 

2011-2015 -- Co-Principal Investigator- socio-psychological barriers to peacemaking:  A longitudinal study among Jews in Israel. Israel Science Foundation

2015-2019- Co-Principal Investigator- Paradoxical thinking. Israel Science Foundation

2020-2024 Co-Principal Investigator- The informative process model: A new intervention for attitude change in intractable conflicts. Israel Science Foundation.

Editorships:

 

1977-1981 -- Editor of the Israeli Journal of Counseling and Psychology in Education.

 

1982-1989 -- Editor of the Israeli Annals of Psychology and Counseling in Education.

 

1986-1995 -- Editorial Advisory Board of the Applied Social Psychology Annual

 

1990-1995 -- Editorial Board of the European Journal of Social Psychology

 

1994-2006 -- Editorial Board of Social Psychology of Education

 

1999-2013 -- Editorial Board of Political Psychology

 

2000-2005 -- Co-editor in Chief of the Palestine-Israel Journal

 

2000-2015 -- Editorial Board of Advances in Political Psychology

 

2001-2015 -- Editorial Board of Conflict and Communication

 

2001-2015 -- Editorial Board of International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy

 

2004-2011 -- Editorial Board of International Red Cross Review.

 

2006-2015 --  Advisory Board of International Journal of Conflict and Violence

 

2008-2012 -- International Advisory Board of the Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology.

2012-2018 - Editorial Board of Journal of Social and Political Psychology

 

  

Professional Memberships in the past:

 

American Psychological Association (Foreign Member)

 

European Association of Social Psychology

 

International Society of Political Psychology

 

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues

 

Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Awards:

1991-             Otto Klineberg Intercultural and International Relations Award of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) for the best article on International Relations.

2000-2001-  Golestan Fellowship, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

2002-           First runner of the Otto Klineberg Intercultural and International Relations Prize of SPSSI for the best article on International Relations.

 

2006-           Alexander George Award of the International Society of Political Psychology for the best book in Political Psychology (Stereotypes and Prejudice in Conflict published in 2005 by Cambridge University Press).  

2006-           Peace Scholar Award of the Peace and Justice Studies Association for 2006 for great scholarship and hard work in studying conflicts and peace making.

2009-          Otto Klineberg Intercultural and International Relations Award of SPSSI for the best article on International Relations.

2011-           The Lasswell Award of the International Society of Political Psychology for “distinguished scientific contribution in the field of political psychology.”

2012-          The Nevitt Sanford Award of the International Society of Political Psychology for scholar 1) engaged in the practical application of political psychological principles, and 2) creating knowledge that is accessible and used by practitioners to make a positive difference in the way politics is carried out.

 

2013-          Honorary membership in the Polish Society of Social Psychology

 

2014-         Morton Deutsch Conflict Resolution Award of the Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict, and Violence (Division 48 of the American Psychological Association) - Given to an individual who has made notable contributions to the integration of theory and practice in the field of conflict resolution.

2017-          Elected to Polish Academy of Science