Professor at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tel-Aviv University (TAU).
Visiting professorships: Columbia University, CUNY’s Graduate Center, Princeton, NYU, University of Toronto, CEU.
2013-2017: Head of The Porter School of Environmental Studies, TAU
2013-2017: Chair, Capsula – Institute for Innovation in Transportation, TAU
2012-2016: Head, Admissions and Teaching Committee, Faculty of Social Sciences, TAU
1996-2000: President, Israeli Anthropological association.
Published books with Cambridge University Press, University of California at Berkeley Press, Ashgate and leading Israeli publishers.
Articles in leading scholarly journals including: American Ethnologist, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, American Anthropologist, Current Anthropology, Critical Inquiry, International Journal of Middle East Studies, Annual Review of Anthropology, Environmental Justice and more. 2012-2017: Editor in chief, Israeli Sociology.
Ca. 300 Op-Ed pieces in Haaretz. A frequent guest on TV and Radio shows.
Civil Society engagements include:
Chairman of Greenpeace Mediterranean, 1998-2004.
Chairman of Life and Environment (umbrella organization of Israeli Environmental NGO’s), 2004-2006.
Vice Chairman, Greenpeace UK, 2006-2014.
Currently Chairman of the Israeli Association for Environmental Justice.
2010: awarded the Pratt Prize for outstanding contribution to media coverage of environmental issues.
June 2016: awarded the Green Globe Award for life long environmental leadership.