Research fellow at the Moshe Dayan Center of Tel Aviv University
Dr. Boms is research fellow at Moshe Dayan Center at Tel Aviv University where he coordinates the TAU Workshop in Israel and the Middle East. He is also a fellow at the International Center for Counter Terrorism in Hertzeliya. Dr. Boms is a member of the board of the Institute for Monitoring peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education and the Co-Founder of CyberDissidents.org.Click here to view more Wikistrat Experts
Dr. Boms is research fellow at Moshe Dayan Center at Tel Aviv University where he coordinates the TAU Workshop in Israel and the Middle East. He is also a fellow at the International Center for Counter Terrorism in Herzliya. Dr. Boms is a member of the board of the Institute for Monitoring peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education and the Co-Founder of CyberDissidents.org, network of bloggers from the Middle East that focuses on freedom of expression and the promotion of dialogue in the region. Prior to his return to Israel, in 2004, he served as the Vice President of the Washington based Foundation for the Defense of Democracies (FDD). Prior to his tenure at FDD, Dr. Boms held a position at the Embassy of Israel in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Boms has extensive educational and outreach experience working in Israel, the United States and Europe. During the course of his career, he has taught and lectured in Australia, Hong Kong, Bulgaria England, Hungary, Poland, Turkey, the United States and the United Nation and Human Rights council on issues relating to the Middle East, Terrorism, Islam and Democracy. His dissertation deals with the Influence of Information Technology on the Creation of Civic Society in Syria and Iran. He holds two Master degrees in the fields of Political Science and Judaic Studies from the University of Maryland, as well as a Bachelor degree in Education and Political Science from the University of Haifa.
Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Haifa
M.A. in Public Policy, University of Maryland
B.A. in Political Science, University of Haifa
Areas of Expertise:
Technology and political discourse
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