Professor Emeritus, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
Prof. Meira Weiss
Visiting Professor, Bar Ilan University,
Visiting Professor, UC Berkeley (2005-2006). 

  • Ph.D.  Cum Laude, Sociology and Anthropology, Tel Aviv University, 1986
  • M.A.  Cum Laude, Sociology and Anthropology, Tel Aviv University, 1978
  • B.A.    Sociology and Education, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1972.
  • Certificate in Gestalt Therapy, Tel Aviv University, 1991.

Primary Fields of Specialization
  •  Forensic Medicine and the Social Sciences
  • Culture and Science
  • Genetics
  • Identity and the New Technologies
  • Violence and Social Suffering
  • Death and Bereavement
  • Human rights

Professional Activity  (selected)
  • Chair, elected, Israeli Anthropology Association (2001-2004).
  • Chair, Louis and Pearl Rose Chair for Medical Sociology. The Hebrew university of Jerusalem. 
  • Chair, Lafer Center for Gender Studies, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1998-2002).
  • Helsinki Committee: Member of the Higher Governmental Helsinki Committee, 1995-present.
  • Committee for Patients' Rights: Member of the Governmental Committee for Patients' Rights, 1988-1991 (Chair: Judge Hadassah Ben Ito). 

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