Yariv Feniger




Post-Doctoral, Hebrew University; Ph.D, Sociology and Anthropology, Tel Aviv University: MA, Sociology and Anthropology, Tel Aviv University; BA, International Relations, Hebrew University

Yariv Feniger /
Education Policy Program Fellow

Dr. Yariv Feniger is a faculty member in the Department of Education at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Feniger earned his BA in International Relations from Hebrew University and his MA and PhD in sociology and anthropology from Tel Aviv University. He also completed post-doctoral studies at the Hebrew University. Dr. Feniger’s academic interests are inequality in society and education, as well as gender-related, ethical and religious perspectives on education and educational policy. His current research focuses on social gaps in higher education in Israel, and on the impact of national and international tests on learning, teaching and educational policy.Dr. Feniger was co-editor of the collection of articles entitled The Politics of Difference in Israeli Education: A View from Below, published by the Van-Leer Institute of Jerusalem; and Equal Opportunity in Education: Developments in Theory and Research, published by Mofet, in press.  He has recently published articles in the following academic periodicals: Social Forces; Sex Roles; Comparative Education; Social Science Quarterly; Race Ethnicity and Education; and the Journal of Education Policy.