Dr. Niva Golan-Nadir earned her B.A. and M.A. in Political Science and Diplomacy from Tel-Aviv University. She received her Ph.D. in Government from the school of Political Science at the University of Haifa, Israel, where she further completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the division of Public Administration and Policy. She is currently a teaching faculty at the IDC Herzliya and the Open University of Israel. Her research interests include: Comparative politics (with special interest in Israel and Turkey), street-level bureaucracy, state-religion relations and Israel studies. Her recent articles were published in The American Review of Public Administration and The International Review of Administrative Sciences. Her upcoming book comparing gaps between public preferences and institutional designs in Israel and Turkey is forthcoming in Palgrave Macmillan.
Sustaining Alternatives to Unpopular State Policies in a Post Crisis Period – The Case of Israeli Religious Policies
Dr. Iveta Reinholde, University of Latvia, Latvia
Dr. Francisco Gil Martinez, University of Almeria, Spain
Host University: University of Almeria