Dr. Sammy Smooha

Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of Haifa

Dr. Sammy Smooha is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Haifa. He served as Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and President of the Israeli Sociological Society and won the 2008 Israel Prize for Sociology. Dr. Smooha studies Israeli society, with a focus on ethnic relations and democracy, in comparative perspective. He has published widely on the internal divisions and conflicts in Israel, and authored articles and books on Arab-Jewish relations.