Victor Azarya

Victor Azarya is Rose Isaacs Professor Emeritus of Sociology and a Fellow of the Harry S. Truman Research Institute at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is also a former President of the Israeli Sociological Society and a former Head of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the Hebrew University. He has published extensively on pastoral societies and state-society relations in Africa, ethnicity and conflict management, ethnic and religious communities in Jerusalem, civil-military relations in Israel. In recent years he has focused his attention on the impact of international tourism on globalization and marginality. His publications appeared in major academic presses such as The University of Chicago Press, The University of California Press, Sage Publications, Karthala, E.J. Brill, etc. as well as in leading journals of the field. Since his tenure as President of the Israeli Sociological Society he has also investigated the practice of sociology within and outside Israeli academia. He wrote an article on this topic and he was a member of an International Committee appointed by the Israeli Council of Higher Education to evaluate Behavioral Studies Programs in Israeli Colleges and Universities.

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Department of Sociology and Anthropology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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