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Alon Tal

Serling Visiting Israel Scholar
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Dr. Alon Tal is teaching at James Madison College for the fourth time. Professor Tal is the Chair of the Department of Public Policy at Tel Aviv University and founded the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, a graduate studies center in which students join Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian environmentalists to study common environmental challenges and solutions. He served as the co-chair of Israel’s Green Party. He received a Ph.D. in Environmental Health Policy from Harvard University and a Law Degree from Hebrew University, and is the author of five books. This fall semester, Professor Tal will teach MC335: Israeli Politics, Cultures and Society and MC450: International Environmental Law in James Madison College.

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