I am a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institutions and Political Economy Research Group in Barcelona.  My research interests include political parties, political identities, historical political economy, institutions, democratization, European politics, and Israeli politics. My work appeared in the American Journal of Political Science.

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My dissertation, Rethinking the Origins of Electoral Cleavages: How States Create Cleavages Through Policies, provides and tests a new theory that electoral cleavages emerge in response to government policies. You can read more about the dissertation here.

 

I received my PhD in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin—Madison. Before coming to Madison, I received my BA in International Relations and MA in Political Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.