Avner De-Shalit

Avner De-Shalit
Professor, Department of Political Science
Room 4301, Social Science
02-588-3258

Avner de-Shalit was a member of Kibbutz Samar in the Arabah valley until age 27 and worked in agriculture and music, after which he earned his B.A. from the Hebrew University’s Political Science department. He received his Doctorate from Oxford University (1990). He was chair of the Political Science department, was one of the founders of the Political Science Philosophy and Economics (PPE) program at the Hebrew University, and served as the head of the program for two years, and served as Dean of the Faculty for Social Sciences. He is a recipient of the Rothschild Prize for Social Sciences (2014). His most recently published books include “The Spirit of the Cities” (with Daniel Bell) published by Princeton University Press and “Disadvantage” (with John Wolf) published by the Oxford University Press.