Dr. Nimrod Rosler

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Dr. Nimrod Rosler
Phone: 03-6406558
Fax: 03-6407429
Office: Naftali - Social Sciences, 736

Short Biography

I am the academic head of the International Program in Conflict Resolution and Mediation, and lead the Peace Index. A co-prinicipal invesitagtor in an ISF funded project which aims to develop and test a new psychological intervention for conflict resolution. Previously a Visiting Israel Professor at the University of Kansas.

Research Interests

My studies deal with psychological and social aspects of political conflicts and their resolution, while focusing on the following areas of research and their integration:

  • Leadership – The roles of political leaders in conflict resolution.
  • Peace Processes – Characteristics and dynamics of peace processes following intractable conflicts.
  • Gender – Gender differences and their influence on support for peace.
  • Emotions – Influences of different emotions, such as fear, empathy and hope on conflicts and their resolution.
  • Diasporas – How can diaspora communities assist in resolving their homeland conflict?

Curriculum Vitae and Publications


2014-2015 – Lady Davis post-doctoral fellow, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

2005-2012 – PhD, the Swiss Center for Conflict Research, Management and Resolution, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

2001-2005 – MA (cum laude), the Program for Conflict Research, Management and Resolution, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

1996-2000 – BA (cum laude), Social Sciences, The Open University.


Selected Publications

Rosler, N., Hameiri, B., Bar-Tal, D., & Or, M.S. (2023). Perceiving change on the other side of the conflict: A pathway to reconciliation. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 96, 101861.

Rosler, N. & Press-Barnathan, G. (2023). Cultural Sanctions and Ontological (in)Security: Operationalization in the Context of Mega-Events. Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 36(5), 720-744.

Warnke, K., Martinović, B., & Rosler, N. (in press). Understanding territorial ownership perceptions in the Israel/Palestine conflict: A person-centred approach. European Journal of Social Psychology.

Rosler, N., Yuchtman-Yaar, E., & Alkalay, Y. (2022). Gender and attitudes towards a peace agreement in situations of intractable conflict: The case of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Political Psychology.

Rosler, N., Sharvit, K., Hameiri, B., Weiner-Blotner, O., Idan, O., & Bar-Tal, D. (2022). The Informative Process Model as a new intervention for attitude change in intractable conflicts: Theory and empirical evidence. Frontiers in Psychology, 13, 946410.

Storz, N., Martinović, B., Rosler, N. (2022). Support for conciliatory policies in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: The role of different modes of identification and territorial ownership perceptions. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 769643.

Storz, N., Bilali, R., Martinović, B., Maloku, E., Rosler, N., Žeželj, I. (2022). Collective victimhood and support for joint political decision-making in conflict regions: The role of shared territorial ownership perceptions. European Journal of Social Psychology, 52(3), 472-486.

Rosler, N., Hameiri, B., Bar-Tal, D., Christophe, D., & Azarya-Tamir, S. (2021). Current and Future Costs of Intractable Conflicts – Can They Create Attitude Change? Frontiers in Psychology12, 681883.

Rosler, N., Hagage Baikovich, H., & Bar-Tal, D. (2021). Rhetorical expressions of ethos of conflict and policymaking in intractable conflict: A comparative study of Israeli Prime Ministers. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology27(3), 381-392.

Rosler, N. & Branscombe, N. R. (2020). Inclusivity of past collective trauma and its implications for current intractable conflict: The mediating role of moral lessons. British Journal of Social Psychology59, 171-188.

Rosler, N. (2019). The creation of space for conflict change: Context, society and leadership in Northern Ireland during the 1990s. In M. F. Elman, C. Gerard, G. Golan, & L. Kriesberg (Eds.), Overcoming Intractable Conflicts: New Approaches to Constructive Transformations (pp. 123-141). Rowman and Littlefield.

Rosler, N., Sharvit, K. & Bar-Tal, D. (2018). Perceptions of prolonged occupation as barriers to conflict resolution. Political Psychology39(3), 519-538.

David, Y. Rosler, N., & Maoz, I. (2018). Gender-empathic constructions, empathy and support for compromises in intractable conflict. Journal of Conflict Resolution.

Rosler, N., Cohen-Chen, S., & Halperin, E. (2017). The distinctive effects of empathy and hope in intractable conflicts. Journal of Conflict Resolution61(1), 114-139.

Rosler, N. (2016). Leadership and peacemaking: Yitzhak Rabin and the Oslo Accords. International Journal of Intercultural Relations54, 55-67.

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