Netta Galnoor

Doctoral student, Department of Political Science
Dissertation title: Legitimacy for Military Violence: Battle Missives in the Israel Defense Forces 1948-2014
Supervisor: Prof. Dan Avnon

Netta Galnoor is a PhD candidate in the Advanced Research-Studies Program ("Telem"). She earned her B.A. in political science, Sociology & Anthropology; and her M.A. (magna cum laude), both from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Natta's doctoral research studies legitimacy for violence in democratic nation states, the role that liberal thought plays in times of war, and the intricate relationship between state and citizens in this context. 

A central aspect of her study analyzes the justifications given by army commanders to sacrifice life and limb during war times in Israel.     

Her research interests include: Citizenship, Political Violence, Legitimacy, Language and Social narratives