Lihi Lahat, Ph.D.
Senior lecturer in the Department of Public Administration and Policy at Sapir Academic College and an Affiliate Associate Professor in the Azrieli Institute of Israel Studies at Concordia University, Montreal.
Dr. Lahat research areas are policymakers' perceptions of poverty, the regulation of personal social services, trust and well-being among public sector employees, uses of time, well-being and policy, smart-cities, and collaborative governance.
Nathansohn, R., & Lahat., L. (2022). From urban vitality to urban vitalisation: Trust, distrust, and citizenship, Cities.
Lahat, L., & Sabah, Y. (2021). Effects of different kinds of trust and leadership on outputs of collaborative processes: the case of personal social services in Israel. International Journal of Public Sector Management.
Sher Hadar, N., Lahat, L & Galnoor, I. (Eds.) (2021). Collaborative Governance. Theory and Lessons from Israel (Palgrave -Macmillan).
Lahat, L., & Sened, I. (2022). The politics and policies of sleep? Empirical findings and the policy context, Policy Studies, Policy Studies
Latest Research Projects
Co-investigator, with Dr. Regev Nathansohn, ‘Mixed and Smart Cities: Challenges and Opportunities of Digital Applications’. Funding: Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace, The Hebrew University.
Co-investigator, with Prof. Francesca Scala and Dr. Omer Keynan, ‘Covid-19: Perceptions of Time and Well-Being during the Covid-19 Pandemic: An Analysis of Social Media Sites in Canada and Israel’. Funding: Partnership Engage Grants Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).
Co-PI, with Prof. Itai Sened, ‘Time and policy: reality and aspirations’. Funding: The National Insurance Institute of Israel.