Professor Arie Reich
Professor Arie Reich is the former Dean of the Faculty of Law of Bar Ilan University, Israel and he is a Jean Monnet Professor of EU Law & Institutions. He is himself a graduate of Bar Ilan University as well as of the Birkat Moshe Hesder Yeshiva in Ma'aleh Adumim. He earned his Master and Doctorate in Law from the University of Toronto, and specializes in International Economic Law and EU Law.
Dr. Tal Sadeh
Dr. Tal Sadeh is senior lecturer at the Department of Political science in Tel Aviv University (TAU) and Co-President of the Israeli Association for the Study of European Integration (IASEI). In recent years he also held executive positions in the European Union Studies Association and in Israeli Association for International Studies. He holds a PhD in International Relations and an MA degree cum laude in Economics, both from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI). His research and teaching interests include international political economy, and the political economy of the EU, in particular the single currency and EU-Israeli relations, as well as international institutions and governance structures. At the end of 2012 Dr. Sadeh was elected President of IASEI. Dr. Sadeh established cooperation with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation and the Israeli-European Policy Network, with the help of which he organized conferences and seminars throughout 2013-2014. With the support of the Delegation of the European Union to Israel he initiated and managed the building of a new website of IASEI. Prior to his academic career Dr. Sadeh was a market analyst at the foreign exchange department of the Bank of Israel, in the early 1990s, a foreign exchange dealer in Union Bank of Israel, and an economist at HUJI. He wrote his PhD dissertation in 1995-2000 under the supervision of Prof. Alfred Tovias and Prof. Emanuel Adler at HUJI on the politics of the European single currency. Following that Dr. Sadeh was research fellow at Brown University and post-doctoral fellow at HUJI.
Dr. Esther Lopatin
Dr. Esther Lopatin is the Director of the Center for European Studies at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science from the Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich in 2004 for which she obtained a fellowship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). From 2005 until 2010 she was a Professorial Lecturer at George Washington University's Political Science Department, teaching courses on EU politics and International Relations Theory. She was also a Visiting Scholar at the Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM) at Georgetown University (between 2005 to 2007), and prior to her graduation she worked as a Transatlantic Fellow at the German Marshall Fund (GMF) in Washington DC, where she provided policy advice on immigration and border security issues (2003-2004).
Dr. Rachel Frid de Vries, Adv.
Dr. Frid is full time Assistant Professor at Carmel Academic Center in Haifa since 2009, and a member of the managing committee of the Israeli Association for the Study of European Integration. She is involved in research and management of courses on: EU Law, Dispute Settlement, Public and Private International Law and International Trade Law. Since 1999 she is teaching EU Law at Bar Ilan University. She also taught EU law and Trade law courses at The College of Management Academic Studies Division and at Tel Aviv University. In the Netherlands she taught EU law at the University of Utrecht and gave guest lectures at the University of Amsterdam and the University of Michigan.
Dr. Arie Krampf
Dr. Arie Krampf is a Senior Lecturer for International Relations at the School of Government and Society, the Academic College of Tel Aviv Yaffo. He has a PhD and an MA from the Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science, Tel Aviv University and a BA in Physics also from Tel Aviv University. His research and teaching interests include international political economy, political economy of European monetary integration and economic history of Israel. The key focus of his research at the moment is the economic history of international monetary institutions at the European and international contexts.Since 2012 Dr. Krampf is a Member of the executive committee of the IASEI