Prof. Gili S. Drori

Prof. Gili S. Drori
Role: 
Co-head of research group titled Trends in Research on Academe in Israel: A Multidisciplinary Discussion
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Fields of Practice: 
Comparative study of science and innovation, globalization, and rationalization; analysis from an institutionalist and comparative perspective of branding, the digital divide, world culture, technology entrepreneurship, higher education, and global health
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Gili S. Drori is an associate professor and the chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She earned her academic degrees at Tel Aviv University (BA 1986; MA 1989) and Stanford University (PhD 1997, sociology). She served as director of the International Relations Honors Program at Stanford University and taught for a decade. She also taught at the University of California, Berkeley; the Technion (Israel); and University of Bergamo (Italy) and was a guest scholar at Uppsala University (Sweden). Prof. Drori's publications speak to her research interests in globalization and glocalization; organizational change and rationalization; world society theory; science, innovation, and higher education; technology divides; and culture and policy regimes. At the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute she heads the research group titled Trends in Research on Academe in Israel: A Multidisciplinary Discussion.