Prof. Ami Pedahzur
Head of the Program in Maritime Strategy
Research Areas: Modern warfare, terrorism, political extremism, research methods.
Office: 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.