The division of Global Engagement

The division of Global Engagement promotes the International School’s activities, supports hosting researchers and conferences at the university, facilitates faculty and student exchange through programs such as Erasmus+, fosters internationalization of administrative staff, establishes collaboration agreements with universities worldwide, and formulates policy and strategies for internationalization.

Prof. Tally Katz-Gerro  

I am a full professor of Sociology and Head of the Division of Global Engagement. My research areas include the sociology of consumption, sociology of culture, environmental sociology, household sustainability, and social stratification, with a methodological emphasis on cross-national and cross-time comparisons. I was visiting Professor at Sciences Po, Kyung Hee University, University of Turku, University of Innsbruck, and more. I was faculty at the University of Manchester between 2016-2019, served as Vice President of the Israel Sociological Society, Treasurer of the European Sociological Association, and co-editor-in-chief of the journal Poetics. More information on research and publications is available here.  

Nira Barak 

I have a bachelor’s degree in English-French language and literature and a certificate in editing and translation editing. I have been a translator and technical writer for two decades. I have translated fiction books, medical articles among others. For the last two years I made a transition to higher education and joined the University of Haifa working at the Rector’s office & Academic Secretariat. 

Galit Pedahzur 

I hold a BA and MA from the University of Haifa in Political Science and currently I am working towards a PhD (ABD) in International Relations, specifically Diaspora studies at University of Durham, UK.  

I have worked for over sixteen years as Program Administrator and Manager at the University of Texas, Austin. For the last six months I have been working at the University of Haifa as a program administrator, managing the Division of Sustainability and Innovation and now I am part of the Global Engagement team.  

Division of Global Engagement
University of Haifa
Address: Room 2907 199 Aba Khoushy Ave
Mount Carmel | Haifa | Israel |Zip code: 3498838
Tel: 972 (0)4 8240772
Division of Global Engagement website