Nurit Hashimshony-Yaffe

Nurit Hashimshony-YaffePolitical scientist and senior lecturer at School of Government and Society,  in the Academic College of Tel Aviv Yaffo
2014 Visiting Fellow at the African Studies Centre
2013- Research Fellow, Davis Institute of International Relations, Hebrew University Jerusalem

1998 PhD Hebrew university of Jerusalem . "Nigerian Civil Society 1983-1992".
MA Hebrew university of Jerusalem in Political Science, Cum Laude.
Worked in the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) and gained experience as a project manager, and as head of Community Organizers Training Program in Shatil.
Research interests: civil society in a comparative perspective, Nigeria- civil Society and Politics, African Asylum Seekers (Eritrea, Sudan), Community organizations, Environmental policy
Countries of Focus: Nigeria, Sudan and Eritrea (Refugees), Kenya (north).

Associate member
Academic College of Tel Aviv Yaffo