Orit Gazit-Lederman

Dr. Orit Gazit-Lederman

Orit Gazit-Lederman

International migration and refugees
Border crossing and territorial passages
Space and spatiality in world politics
International relations theory
Sociological theory
Law and society

 

 

Curriculum Vitae: 

  • 2013-current
    Post-doctoral fellow, The Martin Buber Society of Fellows in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

  • 2011, 2012
    Rothschild (Yad Hanadiv) post-doctoral fellow, department of sociology and International Institute, UCLA
    Nazarian post-doctoral fellow, UCLA

  • 2011
    Ph.D, Sociology and Anthropology & International Relations, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Dissertation title: "Betrayal, Morality and Transnationalism: Identity Construction Processes among the Members of the South Lebanese Army in Israel"
    Rector (Einstein) Excellence Scholarship for Doctoral Students, Faculty of Social Science, Hebrew University

  • 2006
    M.A, International Relations & Sociology and Anthropology (personal joint program), Hebrew University of Jerusalem (summa cum laude). MA Thesis title: "Political Exile, Estrangement and Identity: The Case of Latin American Political Exiles in Israel"
    Rector Excellence Scholarship for MA students, Faculty of Social Science, Hebrew University

  • 2006
    LL.B, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

  • 2003
    B.A, Sociology and Anthropology & International Relations, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (magna cum laude)

Publications: 

  •  Gazit, O., 2014. "From a Militia to a Diasporic Community: The Changing Identity of the South Lebanese Army" in Miodownik, D. and Barak, O. (eds.), Nonstate Actors in Intrastate Conflicts, Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press

  • Yair, G. and Gazit, O. (eds.), 2010. Collective Identities, States and Globalization – A Tribute to SN Eisenstadt, Jerusalem: Magnes Press

  • Gazit, O., 2010. "Political Exile and Identity Construction: The Case of Political Exiles from Latin America to Israel" in Yair, G. and Gazit, O. (eds.), Collective Identities, States and Globalization – A Tribute to SN Eisenstadt, Jerusalem: Magnes Press.

  • Yair, G. and Gazit, O., 2010. "Collective Identities, States and Globalization – Exploring the Legacy of SN Eisenstadt" in Yair, G. and Gazit, O. (eds.), Collective Identities, States and Globalization – A Tribute to SN Eisenstadt, Jerusalem: Magnes Press

  • Löwenheim, O. and Gazit, O., 2009. "Power and Examination: A Critique of Citizenship Tests", Security Dialogue 40(2): 145-167

  • Yair, G. and Gazit, O., 2006. "Learning in Chaos: The Battle over Children's Engagement with Learning in High Poverty Immigrant Families", Research in Sociology of Education 15: 239-264.

  • Gazit, O., 2013. Nonstate Actors, Identity and Change: The South Lebanese Army between Lebanon and Israel, The Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations Working Paper Series, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

  • Gazit, O., 2006. 'No Place to Call Home' – Political Exile, Estrangement and Identity: Processes of Identity Construction among Political Exiles from Latin America to Israel, 1970-2004 (Hebrew), Jerusalem: The Shain Center for Research in Social Sciences, The Department of Sociology and Anthropology, The Hebrew University.

  • Gazit, O., 2006. Poverty and Education in Israel, 1999-2005 (Hebrew), Jerusalem: NCJW Research Institute for Innovation in Education, School of Education, The Hebrew University.