Dr. Sarit Bensimhon-Peleg is a researcher and program director at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute. She is the former academic director of the Harold Hartog School of Government and Policy at Tel Aviv University, and the Measurement and Evaluation Officer at Yad Hanadiv . She is one of the founding members of the Shaharit think tank.
Bensimhon-Peleg has a BA in political science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a PhD in political theory from St. Antony’s College, Oxford. In her work she focuses on the topics of Governance in 21st Century Democracy, Democratic Participation and modern political theories of Justice. She lives in Tel Aviv with her partner and two teenage girls.