Ph.D, Public Policy, Tel Aviv University
Lihi Lahat /
Welfare Policy Program Fellow
Dr. Lahat is a lecturer in the Department of Administration and Public Policy at Sapir Academic College in various fields, including public administration, public management, policy design and social policy. She holds a Ph.D. in public policy from Tel Aviv University. Her articles have been published in leading Israeli and foreign journals, including in Israeli Sociology, Social Security and the Journal of Poverty and Public Policy. Her areas of research are: approaches to the causes of poverty and how policy-makers deal with poverty; regulation of individualized welfare services; and the effectiveness of organizations in the era of new governance. In the course of her research, Dr. Lahat won the prestigious Eshkol Scholarship from the Ministry of Science, as well as the Pollack and Horowitz Scholarships from Tel Aviv University’s Faculty of Social Sciences.