Prof. Avner De Shalit


Avner de-Shalit is Max Kampelman Professor of Democracy and Human Rights at the Department of Political Science, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He was also an associate fellow at the Oxford Centre for Environment, Ethics and Society between 1995 and 2004. Avner's fields of research and teaching are equality, democracy and human rights, environmental politics, and environmental political theory. He is author of Why Posterity Matters (London, Routledge, 1995), The Environment: Between Theory and Practice (Oxford, Oxford University Press, March 2000), Cities and Immigration (Oxford University Press 2018) and co-author, with Jonathan Wolff, of Disadvantage (Oxford, Oxford University Press 2007) and with Daniel Bell, of The Spirit of Cities (Princeton University Press 2011).

Teaches: Ethics of International Organizations