Ben-Gurion University continues to grow, adding talented new researchers from top institutions every year. Like their fields of research, they are interesting, diverse and creative – we are proud to welcome them to the BGU community.

Dr. Havatzelet Yahel
The Ben-Gurion Institute for the Study
of Israel and Zionism

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Meet Havatzelet

Dr. Naama Tes​chner
Department of Public Policy and Administration​​

Meet Naama

Dr. Shira Knafo
​Department of Physiology
and Cell Biology​

Dr. Yonatan​ Mendel
​​Department of Middle East Studie​s

Meet Yonatan

Dr. Iris Idelson-Shein
Department of Jewish History​​

Meet Iris

Dr. Ori Rol
​Marco and Louise Mitrani Department of Desert Ecology (MDDE)​

Meet Ori


Dr. Maayan Amir
Department of the Arts
​Meet Maayan


Dr. Nir Fresco
Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Meet Nir

Dr. Judith Weiss
​The Goldstein-Goren Department of Jewish Thought 

Meet Judith

​Dr. Moshe Kahan
Department of Hebrew Language

Meet Moshe


Dr. Daniel Disegni
Department of Mathematics

Meet Daniel


Dr. Gilad Antler
Department of Geological
and Environmental Sciences
Meet Gilad


Dr. Osama Swidan
Graduate Program for Science
and Technology Education

Meet Osama


Dr. Tehila Kalagy
Department of Public Policy and Administration
Meet Tehila​

Dr. Tatiana Baron
Department of Economics
Meet Tatiana

Dr. Benyamin Rosental
The Shraga Segal Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Genetics​

Meet Benya​min​

Dr. Assaf Shmerling
​Department of Structural Engineering

​Meet Assaf

Dr. Gil Enziger

Department of Computer Science

Meet Gil


Dr. Ada Gonzalez-Torres
Department of Economics

Meet Ada


Dr. Tomer Shushi
Department of Business Administration


Dr. Michael Fire
Department of Software and Information Systems Engineering

Meet Michael


Dr. Nathan Marcus
​Department of General History

Meet Nathan


​​​​Dr. Assaf Zaritsky
Department of Software
& Information Systems Engineering​

Meet Assaf


Dr. Nimrod Talmon
Department of Industrial Engineering
and Management

Meet Nimrod

Dr. ​​Yevgeny Bar Lev
Department of Physics

Meet Yevgeny

Dr. Tomer Cooks
Shraga Segal Dept. of Microbiology,
Immunology & Genetics

Meet Tomer

Y​ou can also meet the faculty members who joined us last year »​