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.
Dr. Elbaz has published four research books on political science and political communication. He also wrote (with
other scholars from a variety of disciplines) two chapters in a book entitled
"Self-censorship in Contexts of Conflict" that was published in
Springer Publishing in 2017. In addition, he completed an article to be
published in a book entitled "The
Oslo Process" - a milestone in the historic sequence of efforts to resolve
the Israeli-Arab/Palestinian conflict. This
book, published by the Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace, will be published next
year on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Oslo Accords.
Currently, Dr. Elbaz is working on a new manuscript: "The
Collapse of the Peace Process in the Eyes of the Media: The Question of the
Jewish State and the Attitude to the "Other" Palestinian".
He can be contacted at email@example.com.