Prof. Raanan Rein is the Elías Sourasky Professor of Latin American and Spanish History and Vice President of Tel Aviv University. He is also the Head of the S. Daniel Abraham Center for International and Regional Studies.
Rein is the author and editor of more than 25 books (with leading publishers, such as Stanford University Press, Pittsburgh University Press, and the University of New Mexico Press) and one hundred book chapters and articles in academic journals. He is a member of Argentina's National Academy of History, and co-President of the Latin American Jewish Studies Association (LAJSA). The Argentine government awarded him the title of Commander in the Order of the Liberator San Martin for his contribution to Argentine culture.
Prof. Rein is the editor of two book series and sits on the editorial board of ten academic journals.
Research interests: Modern Latin America, populist movements, Argentine society and politics, Jews in the Spanish speaking world, ethnic minorities in Latin America, immigration and collective identities, 20th century Spain.