THE IIMSR RESEARCH FELLOWS AND EXPERTS TEAM

Areas of Expertise: International Relations, Foreign Policy Decision Making, Security Studies, Diplomacy, Conflict Resolution, Intelligence, Strategy and Geostrategy, The Middle East and Iran

OFER ISRAELI, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise: International Relations, Foreign Policy Decision Making, Security Studies, Diplomacy, Conflict Resolution, Intelligence, Strategy and Geostrategy, The Middle East and Iran

Areas of expertise: Immigration, Muslims in Europe, Islamic thought in the West, Islamic Da’wa (preaching), Islam in Europe, Muslim immigrants and communities in Europe, New Muslim converts in Europe, Islam in Post-Soviet Regions.

DINA LISNYANSKY, Ph.D.

Areas of expertise: Immigration, Muslims in Europe, Islamic thought in the West, Islamic Da’wa (preaching), Islam in Europe, Muslim immigrants and communities in Europe, New Muslim converts in Europe, Islam in Post-Soviet Regions.

Areas of expertise: Islam, Islamic Movements, Gender Issues in Islam, Arabic Mass Media, Popular Culture in the Arab World, State and Society in the Arab World

MORDECHAI KEDAR, Ph.D.

Areas of expertise: Islam, Islamic Movements, Gender Issues in Islam, Arabic Mass Media, Popular Culture in the Arab World, State and Society in the Arab World

Areas of expertise: Defense and Strategic Studies, Maritime Security and Safety, Maritime Education System, Leadership and Management in Shipping

Flotilla Adm. Prof. BOYAN MEDNIKAROV, D.Sc.

Areas of expertise: Defense and Strategic Studies, Maritime Security and Safety, Maritime Education System, Leadership and Management in Shipping

Areas of expertise: Theory of Organizations and Organizational Culture, Project Management and Entrepreneurship, Civil-Military Relations, Maritime Safety and Security

Capt. (N) Prof. KALIN KALINOV, Ph.D.

Areas of expertise: Theory of Organizations and Organizational Culture, Project Management and Entrepreneurship, Civil-Military Relations, Maritime Safety and Security

Areas of Expertise: Fighting Crime and Terror Tactics in Prisons, Criminology, Law Enforcement, Law Studies, Border Security

Col. (Ret.) NATAN PAZ

Areas of Expertise: Fighting Crime and Terror Tactics in Prisons, Criminology, Law Enforcement, Law Studies, Border Security

Areas of expertise: Psychology; Sociology

Prof. TATIANA IANCHEVA, D.Sc.

Areas of expertise: Psychology; Sociology

Areas of expertise: Migration, Demographic Development, Gender and Labor Market Issues

Assoc. Prof. Rufat J. Efendiyev, Ph.D.

Areas of expertise: Migration, Demographic Development, Gender and Labor Market Issues

Areas of expertise: Internet, Cyber Security, Cyber Threats, Cyber Policy

TAL PAVEL, Ph.D.

Areas of expertise: Internet, Cyber Security, Cyber Threats, Cyber Policy

Areas of expertise: Disaster Management, Human behavior during fires in buildings, Resilience, Organizational continuity under extreme conditions

CARMIT RAPAPORT, Ph.D.

Areas of expertise: Disaster Management, Human behavior during fires in buildings, Resilience, Organizational continuity under extreme conditions

Areas of expertise: International Relations, Influence Campaigns, Disinformation, Misinformation

PNINA SHUKER, Ph.D.

Areas of expertise: International Relations, Influence Campaigns, Disinformation, Misinformation

Areas of Expertise: Islamic History And Culture, Iranian Culture, Muslim Migration, Balkan Islamic History

HAROLD RHODE, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise: Islamic History And Culture, Iranian Culture, Muslim Migration, Balkan Islamic History

Areas of expertise: Military Operations, Naval Operations, Management and Technology.

RADM (Ret.) ZEEV ALMOG

Areas of expertise: Military Operations, Naval Operations, Management and Technology.

Areas of expertise: Navigation, Radionavigation, Radiolocation (SAR), Hydroacoustic (SAS), Remote sensing, Photogrammetry, Global Navigational Satellite Systems (GNSS), Modeling with MatLab

Capt. (N) Prof. MIROSLAV TSVETKOV, Ph.D.

Areas of expertise: Navigation, Radionavigation, Radiolocation (SAR), Hydroacoustic (SAS), Remote sensing, Photogrammetry, Global Navigational Satellite Systems (GNSS), Modeling with MatLab

Areas of expertise: Intelligence, Technology, Strategizing, Counter Terror

Brig. Gen. UZI BARZILAY

Areas of expertise: Intelligence, Technology, Strategizing, Counter Terror

Areas of expertise: Defence Innovation, Theoretical and experimental methods, Ergonomic design R&D, Generating design concepts to product design for manufacturing.

RANIT ELDAR, Ph.D.

Areas of expertise: Defence Innovation, Theoretical and experimental methods, Ergonomic design R&D, Generating design concepts to product design for manufacturing.

Areas of expertise: Psychology; Counseling and Guidance; Leadership; Project management; Event planning; Design strategies; Diagnosis and mapping of needs

DORITE SHABI

Areas of expertise: Psychology; Counseling and Guidance; Leadership; Project management; Event planning; Design strategies; Diagnosis and mapping of needs

Areas of expertise: Terrorist’s Behavior, Family Relations, Cultural Environment, Gender Issues, Deviant Lifestyles

LITAL OHEV ZION

Areas of expertise: Terrorist’s Behavior, Family Relations, Cultural Environment, Gender Issues, Deviant Lifestyles

Areas of expertise: Cybersecurity; Antisemitism Studies; Anonymous Communications; Dark Web

LEV TOPOR, Ph.D.

Areas of expertise: Cybersecurity; Antisemitism Studies; Anonymous Communications; Dark Web

Areas of expertise: Management, Crisis Management, Strategy and Business Development, Productivity Improvements, Due Diligence

AYELET ROOT

Areas of expertise: Management, Crisis Management, Strategy and Business Development, Productivity Improvements, Due Diligence

Areas of expertise: Middle-East Geopolitics, Israel-Palestine National Conflict, Public Relations

YEHIEL SHABI, Ph.D.

Areas of expertise: Middle-East Geopolitics, Israel-Palestine National Conflict, Public Relations

Areas of expertise: Geopolitics; Intelligence Analyses; Middle Eastern History, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

ALEXANDER GREENBERG

Areas of expertise: Geopolitics; Intelligence Analyses; Middle Eastern History, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

Areas of expertise: Black Sea Security, National and Maritime Security, NATO and EU Policies, International Maritime Organizations, international Disarmament and Arms Control Regimes

Assoc. Prof. SIYANA LUTZKANOVA, Ph.D.

Areas of expertise: Black Sea Security, National and Maritime Security, NATO and EU Policies, International Maritime Organizations, international Disarmament and Arms Control Regimes

Areas of Expertise: Naval Security, Naval Intelligence, Cyber Security, Maritime Cyber Security, Maritime Strategy, Asymmetrical Warfare, Hybrid Warfare, Competitive Intelligence, Weapon Systems.

CDR (Ret.) EYAL PINKO, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise: Naval Security, Naval Intelligence, Cyber Security, Maritime Cyber Security, Maritime Strategy, Asymmetrical Warfare, Hybrid Warfare, Competitive Intelligence, Weapon Systems.

Areas of expertise: Negotiations, Crisis management, Countert Terrorism

AVNER SAAR

Areas of expertise: Negotiations, Crisis management, Countert Terrorism

Areas of expertise: Terrorism and Counterterrorism, Radicalization.

Col. (Res.) AMIR GOREN

Areas of expertise: Terrorism and Counterterrorism, Radicalization.

Areas of expertise: International Humanitarian Law, International Criminal Law, Human Rights, Refugee Law

ALEXANDRA HAUGEN

Areas of expertise: International Humanitarian Law, International Criminal Law, Human Rights, Refugee Law

Areas of expertise: Psychology of Learning and Behavior; Psychology of Crisis Management and Negotiation; Psychology of Terror

Lt. Col. (Ret.) ERAN SHADACH, Ph.D.

Areas of expertise: Psychology of Learning and Behavior; Psychology of Crisis Management and Negotiation; Psychology of Terror

Areas of expertise: Management, Crisis Management, Leadership, Team Building, Improving Skills in Marketing, Service, and Sales

YANIV EINAV

Areas of expertise: Management, Crisis Management, Leadership, Team Building, Improving Skills in Marketing, Service, and Sales