Prof. Avner De Shalit

Former Academic Head

Avner de-Shalit is Max Kampelman Professor of Democracy and Human Rights at the Department of Political Science, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He was also an associate fellow at the Oxford Centre for Environment, Ethics and Society between 1995 and 2004. Avner's fields of research and teaching are equality, democracy and human rights, environmental politics, and environmental political theory. He is author of Why Posterity Matters (London, Routledge, 1995), The Environment: Between Theory and Practice (Oxford, Oxford University Press, March 2000) and co-author, with Jonathan Wolff, of Disadvantage (Oxford, Oxford University Press 2007)

In the Glocal Community Development Studies program he teaches the course focusing on "Poverty, Inequality and Disadvantage".