Prof. Ami Pedahzur

Head of the Program in Maritime Strategy
Research Areas: Modern warfare, terrorism, political extremism, research methods. 
Phone: 972+4-8288757
250, Eshkol Building

I am a professor at the Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences at the University of Haifa.
Since 2023, I have directed four research units at the University of Haifa.

  • The Chaikin Chair for Geo-Strategy
  • The Ezri Center for Iran and Gulf States Research
  • Maritime Policy & Strategy Research Center
  • Wydra Division for Shipping & Ports 

I also lead the MA program in Maritime Strategy. 
From 2005 to 2023, I taught at The University of Texas at Austin. Most recently, I held the Ralph W Yarborough Centennial Professorship of Liberal Arts. 
I have researched how technology affects humans in war for the past ten years. Before, I studied the Israeli Radical Right, Terrorism, and Counterterrorism. 
I hold a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Haifa.