completed his B.A. at Tel Aviv University majoring in Political
Science. During his year, he enjoyed Enrichment Studies in Political Science
for Academic Excellence (1999). He later earned his M.A. from the Department of
Political Science at Tel Aviv University; his M.A. dissertation was titled:
"The Representation of the Arab Minority in the Hebrew Press: Between
Fantasy and Reality" (2004). He then worked as a Teaching Assistant,
teaching the Comparative Politics course (undergraduate) in the Department of
Political Science at Tel Aviv University.
During his Ph.D. studies, he received an Excellence Award (2007) from the
Faculty of Social Sciences at Tel Aviv University and also had a Doctoral
Scholarship (2006-2010) from the department of Political Science at Tel Aviv
University. Sagi received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Tel Aviv
University in 2012. His Ph.D. dissertation, "The Israeli Media Paradox:
The Trend towards Core Values during Times of Political Change," earned
him the award for best dissertation by the Israeli Political Science
Association, in 2013.
Dr. Elbaz worked as a Visiting Lecturer (undergraduate) at the Government and Society School in The Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo in 2015.
to the present, Sagi has served as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Tel Aviv
University, under the guidance of Professor Daniel Bar-Tal from the School Of
Education at Tel Aviv University.
research interests include Political Communication, Elites and Minorities
Representation, Media-Military Relations, Peace Journalism, Culture of
Conflict, and Economic Frames in the Media.
He has published three research books on political communication. Currently, he
is working with Prof. Daniel Bar-Tal on two scientific papers - Dissemination
of Culture of Conflict in the Israeli Mass Media, and Israeli Media
Self-Censorship. He is also participating (with other scholars from a variety
of disciplines) in writing two chapters of a book about self-censorship of
narratives of political violence.
He can be contacted at email@example.com.