prof. sam lehman-wilzig

bar-ilan university (1977-present)

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig teaches and researches in the fields of Israeli politics; Israeli & general communications; new media; the impact of futuristic technology on society; and Judaic studies. From 1991 through the present he has headed several academic teaching programs in Bar-Ilan University, among them: Head of the Division for Journalism and Communications Studies (1991-1996); Vice Chair, Department of Political Studies, in charge of Public Communications (2002-2004), and then Department Chair (2004-07); Vice Chair, School of Communication (2011-2014), and presently its Chairman (2014-2016).

Prof. Lehman-Wilzig has lectured in dozens of academic conferences, presented hundreds of public talks, and appeared in numerous TV and radio interviews in Israel and overseas. He has supervised 56 masters theses and 15 PhD dissertations, as well as creating several novel courses and a professional workshop for PhD students. On this site you can find his personal and academic profiles, full list of academic and general publications, as well as conference presentations, courses taught, significant public service, honors & awards, significant book reviews, and other personal details.

This site is English-based with some texts (prior blogs and several articles) appearing in the Hebrew original in PDF form.

extra-parliamentary protest:
origins, types, factors, success
alternative social systems:
grassroots action, systemic reform
israeli democracy: philosophy, reform
israeli elections: media campaigns
new media: evolutionary model, e-journalism capabilities
journalism: gender & news, newspapers' future, gatekeeping, reporting leaders' ill health, news categories
advertising & public relations: success factors
future technology & society
machine translation systems
artificial intelligence & the law
science fiction as prediction
judaic studies
house of rothschild
heritage of jewish oppositionism

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