Uriel Abulof is a senior lecturer (US rank Associate Professor) at Tel-Aviv University's Department of Political Science and a research associate at Princeton University's LISD / Woodrow Wilson School and at the Truman Research Institute / Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
He studies the politics of fear, happiness and hope, legitimation, social movements, nationalism and ethnic conflicts. Prof. Abulof also teaches PrincetonX course HOPE: Human Odyssey to Political Existentialism, awarded top 2018 online course & run the blog Sapienism: Living Up to Our Humanity.
Prof. Abulof received his BA in International Relations and Islam & Middle and his MA in Contemporary Middle-East Studies from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He earned his PhD in International Relations from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Research interests: Political Existansialism, Political violence and legitimacy, ethnic conflicts