Prof. Itzhak Galnoor
Senior Research Fellow
Prof. Itzhak Galnoor is a senior research fellow at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute. He is the former academic director of the project titled Privatization Policy, Regulation, and the Issue of Collaborative Governance, at Van Leer's Chazan Center for Social Justice. His book Collaborative Governance is forthcoming from the Van Leer Institute Press and Hakibbutz Hameuchad.
He is the Herbert Samuel Professor of Political Science (emeritus) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and has been a visiting professor at many universities abroad. He served on the executive committee of the International Political Science Association (IPSA) and edited its Advances in Political Science book series, published by the Cambridge University Press.
In 1994–1996 he was head of the Civil Service Commission under the Yitzhak Rabin government. He was a member of the Israel Science Foundation’s executive committee and in charge of its Humanities and Social Sciences Division (2001–2007); on the governing board of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2003–2007); deputy chair of the Council for Higher Education (2007–2008); and head of the Israeli Political Science Association (2012–2015). In 2015, in Montreal, Canada, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Association of Israel Studies (AIS), and in 2016 he received the Award of the Israel Political Science Association.