Ms. Gil Maymon

Gil is a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Political Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her research deals with questions regarding human rights protection and preservation by cities, a new phenomenon that takes place in cities around the world. Using a comparative framework, the study classifies and analyzes types of Human Rights Cities, the practices they enacted, and their level of commitment to human rights protection.

Gil holds a Bachelor's degree in Communication & Journalism and Political Science, and a Master's degree in Political Science, both from the Hebrew University. Her M.A thesis explored the tension between the center and periphery in Israel, focusing on the welfare policies enacted by local governments and the connection between geographic location and state-funded welfare services.

Gil is a former co-editor in the Israeli journal “Politika”, has been a part of the teaching staff at the Political Science Department in a variety of courses.

Teaches: Research Methods of Development.