Dr. Nechumi Yaffe

The School of Social and Policy Studies
בית הספר ללימודי חברה ומדיניות סגל אקדמי בכיר


2017-2019     Post-Doctoral Fellow, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Kahneman  Treisman Center for Behavioral Science & Public Policy, Princeton University, N.J. 
2014- 2018    PhD student – The Swiss Center for Conflict Research, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
                      Dissertation Topic: Poverty and Identity in the Ultra-orthodox community. Supervised by Prof. Avner de Shalit and Prof. Eran Halperin.
2011-2013     M.A- The Swiss Center for Conflict Research, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 
2001-2006     M.A – Touro College graduate of Jewish studies.
1997-2001     B.A – Humanities, Thomas A. Edison State College.
1993-1996     Teachers Diploma – Training Theological College for Girls, Gateshead, England.

Journal Publications

Hananel, R., Fishman, R., & Malovicki-Yaffe, N. (2022) Urban diversity and epidemic resilience: The case of the COVID-19. Cities, 122, 103526. Q1 IF=5.9

Yaffe, N. (2020)  Is there a universal notion of capabilities? The Case of the Ultra-Orthodox Community in Israel. Journal of Human Development and Capabilities  Q1 IF=1.5 

Gantman, A., Gomila, R., Martinez, J., Nathan Matias, N., Levy Paluck, E. Jordan Starck,J. Wu,S. and Yaffe, N. (2018)  A pragmatist philosophy of psychological science and its implications for replication Behavioral and Brain Sciences.  Q1 IF=15.071

Yaffe, N., McDonald, M., Halperin, E., & Saguy, T. (2018)  God Sex and Money among the ultra-Orthodox in Israel: An Integrated Sociocultural and Evolutionary Perspective. Evolution and Human Behavior Q1 IF= 3.623.  

Yaffe, N., Solak, N., Halperin, E., & Saguy, T. (2018)  Poor is Pious: Distinctiveness Threat Increases Glorification of Poverty among the Poor. European Journal of Social Psychology. Vol. 48, pp. 460-471 Q1 IF=2.048


Stern,Y.Yaffe,N,.Malach,G,.Malchi,A,. (2022) Haredim and the Israeli story: Democracy, Equality and attitude to the other. The Israeli Democratic Instituted. [Hebrew]

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