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Prof. Lihi Lahat

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Associate Professor 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.

Research Areas

Professor Lahat's research areas are social policy, time, well-beind & policy, public sector employees, collaborative Governance, and government  digitalization.

Latest Publications

Lahat, L. Klenk, T. & Pitowsky-Nave, N. (2023). 

Street-Level Bureaucrats as Policy Entrepreneurs and Collaborators: Findings from Israel and Germany, European Policy Analysis.

Lihi Lahat, Omer Keynan & Francesca Scala (2023). Capitalising on Twitter for Policy Learning during Crises: The Case of the Covid-19 Pandemic, International Journal of Public Administration

Sher Hadar, N., Lahat, L & Galnoor, I. (Eds.) (2021). Collaborative Governance. Theory and Lessons from Israel (Palgrave -Macmillan).  And in Hebrew (2022).
Van Leer Institute Press and Hakibutz Hameuhad Press.

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. 

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