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Gallya Lahav Associate Professor Political Science College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

S-749 Social and Behavioral Scien

Stony Brook, 11794

631/632-7613

Biography

Gallya Lahav specializes in comparative political behavior, with particular interests in the politics of:  Europe, immigration and refugees, the extreme-right, public opinion, and international security. She has been a consultant to the United Nations Population Division about international migration, and an expert witness to the US Special Operations Forces, European Parliament, Israel Population and Immigration Bureau and Authority and the Canadian Air Transport Safety Association.

Education

  • PhD, City University of New York
  • MSc, the London School or Economics and Political Science
  • BA, State University of New York at Binghamton

Research Grants

Award Start End Sponsor Type Amount Status
SGER: The Dynamic, Multi-Faceted Effects of Threat on U.S. Domestic and Foreign Policy Attitudes 2001-10-01T00:00:00 2002-10-31T00:00:00 National Science Foundation Federal 49999 Closed

Publications

  1. Author Article International Migration Review Foreign Workers in Israel: Global Perspectives 2010 44 2 502 - 508
  2. Author Book 2007 1
  3. Author Article West European Politics Actors and venues in immigration control: Closing the gap between political demands and policy outcomes 2006 29 2 201 - 223
  4. Author Book 2005 8
  5. Author Article American Journal of Political Science Threat, Anxiety, and Support of Antiterrorism Policies 2005 49 3 593 - 608
  6. Author Article JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies The Limits of a European Immigration Policy: Elite Opinion and Agendas within the European Parliament 2005 43 4 851 - 875
  7. Author Book 2004 5
  8. Author Article Comparative Political Studies Public Opinion Toward Immigration in the European Union: Does It Matter? 2004 37 10 1151 - 1183

Courses

Term Role Course ID Description
Spring 2018 Primary Instructor POL 567 Culture, Values, and Public Op
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor POL 488 Internship
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor POL 496 Sr Honors Proj in Pol Sci
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor POL 567 Culture, Values, and Public Op
Fall 2017 Primary Instructor POL 309 Politics in the European Union
Fall 2017 Primary Instructor POL 310 Immigration & Refugee Politics
Fall 2017 Primary Instructor POL 475 Undergrad Teachng Practicum I
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor POL 391 Topics in Political Science
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor POL 475 Undergrad Teachng Practicum I
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor POL 567 Culture, Values, and Public Op
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor POL 309 Politics in the European Union
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor POL 310 Immigration & Refugee Politics
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor POL 475 Undergrad Teachng Practicum I
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor POL 487 Directed Research
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor POL 495 Sr Honors Proj in Pol Sci
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor POL 103 Intro to Comparative Politics
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor POL 475 Undergrad Teachng Practicum I
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor POL 476 Undergrad Teachng Practicum II
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor POL 567 Culture, Values, and Public Op
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor POL 309 Politics in the European Union
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor POL 310 Immigration & Refugee Politics
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor POL 475 Undergrad Teachng Practicum I
Spring 2014 Primary Instructor POL 103 Intro to Comparative Politics
Spring 2014 Primary Instructor POL 475 Undergrad Teachng Practicum I
Spring 2014 Primary Instructor POL 567 Culture, Values, and Public Op
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor POL 309 Politics in the European Union
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor POL 310 Immigration & Refugee Politics
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor POL 476 Undergrad Teachng Practicum II

Honors

Type Description Year
Academy Membership
Award Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, State University of New York
Honors SUNY Stony Brook Faculty Achievement award

Scholarly Activities

Activity Title Date
Colloquia Expert, Coordination Meeting on International Migration, Population Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, New York ( Coordination Meetings, New York) 2012-12-07
Other “The Citizenship Initiative, ” Planning Workshop led by David Jacobson, University of Southern Florida, St. Petersburg, Florida 2012-12-03
Festival Participation “Coyote,” Play by Kevin Kautzman, Rogue Readings, SUNY-Stony Brook, 2011-11-30
Presentation/Paper at a conference “Immigration Policy in an Era of Globalization,” Federal Reserve Bank and the John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, . 2011-08-19
Colloquia “Italy as an Immigration Country,” Presentation for Forum on Italian American Criticism on Threatre of the Mind, Stage of History, Center for Italian Studies, Stony Brook, NY 2011-08-18
Lecture “(Re)Framing the Migration Debate: Securitization of Migration and Global Governance,” Colloquium on Global Governance and Society, University of Delaware 2011-08-14
Colloquia “Migration and the Great Recession: the Transatlantic Experience, Migration Policy Institute, Washington, DC, . 2011-08-13
Seminar “Migration and the Great Recession: the Transatlantic Experience, Migration Policy Institute, Washington, DC, . 2011-08-13
Workshop Immigration Reform with special reference to New York City, Center for Migration Studies, . 2011-08-03
Performance Immigration Debates in the Rich World, Conference on National Borders in the 21st century, Stony Brook 2011

Professional Service

Service Title Date
Curator Population Division, United Nations 2011 - 2012
Referee CQ Press, Routledge Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press 2011 - 2012
Referee Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, Swiss National Science Foundation; Institito Carlo Albertino, Italy 2011 - 2012
Referee Journal reviewer, APSR, Comparative European Politics, Comparative Politics, Political Behavior 2011 - 2012
Service on Editorial Boards ENMISA Compendium 2011 - 2012
Other Book blurb, Joel Fetzer, Immigration Politics in Luxembourg (Routledge) 2010 - 2011
Outside Consulting UN Population Division, Special Operations Forces, US Air Forces 2010 - 2011
Referee American Political Science Review, Comparative Politics, Comparative Political Studies, International Migration Review, Political Psychology, Political Behavior, Cambridge University Press, 2010 - 2011
Review Boards - Agency, Institute, Gov. Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, Swiss National Science Foundation; Carlo Albertino Foundation, Italy; Israel Science Foundation; National Science Foundation 2010 - 2011
Service on Editorial Boards Encylopedia on Ethnicity, Immigration and Nationalism, International Studies Association 2010 - 2011

University Service

Service Title Date
College/University Committee Distinguished Teaching Awards, SUNY Stony Brook, Selection Committee 2011 - 2012
College/University Committee International Academic Programs, Executive Board 2011 - 2012
College/University Committee Visa Committee, International Academic Programs, Advisory Board 2011 - 2012
Departmental Committee Search Committee, Comparative Political Economy 2011 - 2012
College/University Committee Globalization and Internationalization Planning Committee (GIPC) 2010 - 2011
College/University Committee International Academic Programs, Executive Committee, fall 2011 2010 - 2011
College/University Committee Visa Committee, International Academic Programs, spring 2011 2010 - 2011
Departmental Committee Search Committee, 2010, Comparative Political Economy 2010 - 2011

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