Israeli Association for the

Study of European Integration

This is a partial list of IASEI members, which includes only those who hold no office in it, and which have sent us biographical information.

Dr. Lior Herman

Lior Herman- reLior Herman is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the Department of International Relations at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His research focus on international political economy and the intersection of politics, economics and philosophy. Dr. Herman's main research areas include international trade and trade in services, energy geopolitics, European Union studies (with an emphasis on the Single Market and external relations), international governance and the integration and disintegration of markets and polities. He has been a member of the Israeli Association for the Study of European Integration Executive Committee since 2004. Dr. Herman has two undergraduate degrees from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE), and in International Relations. He has an MSc. degree and a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics, specializing in European and international political economy. 

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Prof. Guy Harpaz

גיאהרפזProfessor Guy Harpaz, Law Faculty and Department of International Relations Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge. His research fields include EU Law, EU-Israel relations, and public international law. Published articles in leading journals including the Review of International Studies, European Foreign Affairs Review, Journal of Common Market Studies, European Law Review, Common Market Law Review and Cambridge Law Journal.

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Shmuel (Sammy) Revel

SammyRevelCurrent position: Head of Bureau of the European Division in the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. After Joining the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1987, Sammy Revel served from 1990 to 1993 as Second Secretary of the Embassy of Israel in Manila, Philippines.From 1993 to 1996, he served as First Secretary in the Headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem, as part of a team in the Office of the Director General that advanced Regional Economic Cooperation in the Middle East.


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Dr. Sharon Pardo


Sharon Pardo (Ph.D., Ghent University) is a Jean Monnet Chair ad personam in European Studies and a senior lecturer in the Department of Politics and Government at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), the Chair of the National Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence – the Centre for the Study of European Politics and Society and the Bologna Training Centre. He is the co-editor of "Europe and the World" book series by Lexington Books. Pardo is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the National Centre for Research on Europe, University of Canterbury – New Zealand and a member of the Board of the The Israel Council on Foreign Relations.

Prof. Gerald M. Steinberg

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Prof. Steinberg is a professor of political studies, at Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, and founded the program on conflict management and negotiation. He is also the founder/president of NGO Monitor, a Jerusalem-based public affairs institute. His research focuses on the changing nature of power in international relations, as reflected in Middle East diplomacy and security, the politics of human rights and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Israeli politics and arms control.

Michal Branski


 Michal Branski holds an M.A. in International Relations from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI) and specialized in the area of West Europe and the European Union. Among the founders of the Israeli Association for the Study of the Integration in Western Europe (the predecessor of the Israeli Association for the Study of European Integration (IASEI)). Her areas of interests include European Union studies and Israel's relations with Greece and Cyprus.