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Prof. Gabriel Weimann

Dr. Gabriel Weimann is a Senior Researcher at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) and a Full Professor in the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy at Reichman University Herzliya and a Full Professor (Emeritus) of Communication at the Department of Communication at Haifa University, Israel.

His research interests include the study of political campaigns, persuasion, and influence, modern terrorism and the mass media, online terrorism, and cyberterrorism.

He published nine books: Communicating Unreality (Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2000); The Influentials: People Who Influence People (State University of New York Press, 1995); The Theater of Terror (New York: Longman, 1994); Hate on Trial (Toronto: Mosaic, 1986); The Singaporean Enigma (Jerusalem: Tzivonim, 2001); Terror in the Internet: The New Arena, the New Challenges (Washington, DC: USIP Press, 2006), Freedom and Terror (London: Routledge, 2011); Social Research in Israel (Jerusalem: Tzivonim, 2015), and Terrorism in Cyberspace (New York: Columbia University Press, 2015). His papers and research reports, more than 180 publications, have been published in scientific journals such as Journal of Communication, Public Opinion Quarterly, Communication Research, Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, American Sociological Review, and others.

He received numerous grants and awards from international foundations, including the Fulbright Foundation, the Canadian-Israel Foundation, the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, the German National Research Foundation (DFG), the Sasakawa Foundation, United States Institute for Peace (USIP), The Woodrow Wilson Center, the Australian Research Council, and others. Prof. Weimann was a Visiting Professor at various universities, including the University of Pennsylvania, Stanford University, University of Maryland, American University (DC), Hofstra University, Lehigh University (in the USA), University of Mainz, and the University of Munich (in Germany), Carleton University (in Canada), NYU branch in Shanghai, China and the National University of Singapore (NUS).


Gabriel Weimann