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Dr. Tova BENSKI President, Research Committee on Social Movements, Collective Action and Social Change, International Sociological Association, Ramat-Gan


1976 Ph.D. in Sociology, Glasgow University, Glasgow
1972-1976 Tutor, Department of Sociology, Glasgow University, Glasgow
1977-1995 Lecturer, Deparment of Sociology, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan
1986-1995 Lecturer, Zefat College, Emek Izrael College and Tel-Chai College
1995-2015 Senior Lecturer, School of Behavioral Sciences, The College of Management, Rishon LeZion


Member of the International Sociological Association (ISA), 1990
Member of the Israeli Sociological Society, 1990
Member of the Association of Gender and Feminist Studies, Israel, 1998
Member of the European Sociological Association (ESA), 2000
Member of the International Institute of Sociology (IIS), 2000


Benski, T., & Fisher, E. (Eds.).The Internet and Emotions. New York, N.Y.: Routledge, 2013
Benski, T., Langman, L., Perugorría, I., & Tejerina, B. (Guest Eds.)., Current Sociology, 61(4). special issue monograph entitled: From Indignation to Occupation: A new wave of global mobilization, 2013
Benski, T., & Katz, R. : Women's peace activism in Israel and the reversal of the hegemonic Holocaust discourse in Israel. In Seeberg. M. L., Levine, I., & Lenz, C., Kopperud, O. (Eds.). Active Memory: Public and Private Perspectives (pp. 93-112). UK:Ashgate, 2013
Benski, T., Don, Y., Krausz, E.and Lecker-Darvish, T.: Iraqi Jews in Israel: Social and Economic Integration. Ramat-Gan:Bar-Ilan University Press (Hebrew), 1991


Outstanding Scholar prize awarded by the Haifa Campus of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, 1970
The Best Lecturer for the academic year 1985-1986, awarded by the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Student's Union of the University of Haifa, 1986
Outstanding Book of the Year, award by the ACHI Organization for the Encouragement of Research, Literature and the Arts, Israel, 1994