Staff

Dr. Liora Hendelman-Baavur (Phd, TAU)

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ACIS Director (2019-)

  • Phone: +972-3-6409510
  • E-mail: hendelma@tauex.tau.ac.il
  • Academic Interests: history of Iranian journalism, gender studies, Iranian popular culture, and civil society and the new media in the Islamic Republic

Prof. Meir Litvak (PhD, Harvard University)

Meir 

ACIS Director (2010-2019)

  • Phone: +972-3-6406450
  • E-mail: litvak@tauex.tau.ac.il
  • Academic Interests: Shi'ite and Iranian history, Islamist movements and ideology with an emphasis on Hamas, Arab anti-Semitism, Palestinian society.

 

Dr. Miriam Nissimov (PhD, TAU)

 

ACIS Senior Fellow, Coordinator of the research Program for Iranian Jews in Israel 

 

Prof. Emeritus David Menashri (PhD, TAU) 

Menashri

ACIS Founding Director

  • Phone: +972-3-6409510
  • E-mail: menashri@tauex.tau.ac.il
  • Academic Interests: modern Iran, political Islam (mainly Shiah Islam), Central Asia, Persian Gulf, education in the Middle East.

 

 Prof. Emeritus David Yerushalmi (PhD, Columbia University)

Yeroushalmi 

ACIS Senior Fellow 

  • Phone: +972-3-6407299
  • E-mail: d.yeroush@gmail.com
  • Academic Interests: history of Iranian Jewry, Persian language

Administrative 

 

Mrs. Doris Klein-Marom

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ACIS Administrative Assistant

 

ACIS Junior Research Fellows


Kevjn Lim (MA)

 

Steven Terner (MA)

 

 

Sharona Mazalian-Levy (MA)

 

 

Past ACIS Fellows & Affiliates 


Prof. Uzi Rabi (PhD, TAU)

Rabi 

  • Phone: +972-3-6409450
  • E-mail: urabi@tauex.tau.ac.il
  • Academic Interests: the modern history of states in the Arabian Peninsula and the Persian Gulf, oil and politics in the Middle East, the evolution of states and societies in the Middle East»»

 

Dr. Raz Zimmt (PhD, TAU)

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  • E-mail: rzimmt@gmail.com
  • Research interest: Modern Political History of Iran and contemporary Iranian politics and society

 

Dr. Nugzar Ter-Oganov (PhD, The Georgian University)

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  • Academic Interests: Iran, Russia

 

Dr. Elisheva Machlis (Phd, Cambridge University)

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  • E-mailmachlise@tauex.tau.ac.il

  • modern trends within Shi‘i thought beginning in the first half of the twentieth century, looking into the unique scholarship produced in the Shi‘i Arab world and its relationship with Islamic revolutionary thought in Iran»»

 

Dr. Brandon Friedman 

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  • Email: b.bfried@gmail.com
  • Research interest: Arab-Iranian relations, contemporary political history of the Arabian/Persian Gulf, political biography

 

Dr. Doron Itzchakov

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  • E-mail: dorongym@gmail.com
  • Research interest: Iran-Israel Relations during the Pahlavi era and Iran Foreign Relations

 

Dr. Chelsi Mueller

07-11-2012 19-38-15

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • E-mail: chelsimueller@yahoo.com
  • Research interests: Arab-Iranian relations in the Persian Gulf; Iranian nationalism; Iran in the Reza Shah Period; history of the Arab shaykhdoms; tribe and state in the Persian Gulf

 

Annie Tracy Samuel

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  • E-mail: annetracy@gmail.com
  • Iranian security and foreign policy, civil-military relations, the role of Islam in military and foreign policy, and U.S. policy in the Middle East

Dr. Menachem Merhavy

 

Dr. Rachel Kantz Feder

  • E-mail: rachelkantz@gmail.com
  • Shi'a reformist thought, Shi'i scholars in ninteenth century Iraq

  

 Dr. Sivan Balslev

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  • E-mail:  sivan.blass@gmail.com
  • Iranian history of the late Qajar and early Pahlavi period, masculinity studie

 

Dr. Liad Porat​

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TAU Postdoctoral Fellow at the ACIS 2009-2010

  • E-mail: liadpor@gmail.com
  • Research interest: modern Sunni-Islamic movements in the Middle East

 

 

 

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