Shiri Cohen Kaminitz graduated from the Hebrew University, PPE program. Her Master’s and PhD dissertations were in the fields History and Philosophy of Sciences, earned respectively at the Hebrew University and Bar-Ilan University. Her Post-Doctorate studies were conducted in the center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University, and in the Economics Department at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Her research interests include Economic and Political thought, focusing on the evolution of Utilitarianism and its changing linkages to politics and economics.
Dr. Eve Colson-Sihra is a lecturer in the PPE Program and the Department of Economics. Her areas of research and teaching are development, international trade, inequality, cultural and social economics. Having obtained her PhD in Economics from SciencesPo Paris in 2017, she spent two years as a post-doc at the Department of Economics of the Hebrew University. She is currently working on projects to better understand how social status, identity or trade integration affect consumption behaviors
Dr. Ittay Nissan-Rozen is the head of the PPE program. Ittay earned his PhD from the department for philosophy, logic and scientific methods in LSE. After one year as a post-doctoral fellow in the Edelstein Center for the Philosophy of Science in the Hebrew University he joined the PPE program and the philosophy department. His main areas of expertise are decision theory, formal epistemology, formal ethics and philosophy of science. During 2020-2021 he will be a visiting scholar in the philosophy department in the department of philosophy in the University of Colorado in Boulder. You can find his c.v. and complete list of publication here:
Tzachi Raz is an economist with research interests in economic history, political economy and cultural economics. Dr. Raz combines historical data with quasi-experimental research designs to shed light on the interplay of institutions, culture, and economic development. Prior to joining the faculty at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, he earned a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University, and an M.A. in Economics and a B.A. in Philosophy, Political Science and Economics from the Hebrew University.
Prof. Shlomi Segall teaches and researches in the area of Political Philosophy. Having obtained his DPhil from Oxford he spent a couple of years as a post doc at the Harvard Program in Ethics and Health. He has been in the program since 2007. His main publications include Health, Luck, and Justice (Princeton 2010), Equality and Opportunity (Oxford, 2013), and Why Inequality Matters (Cambridge, 2016),