Tamir Libel

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Dr Tamir Libel was a Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at UCD until 2013. He is now a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Intelligence and National Security Studies Program at the University of Texas.

Dr Libel holds a BA in European History (Cum Laude) and an MA (Cum Laude), and PhD from Bar-Ilan University, both in Political Studies. His PhD dissertation focused on The Professionalism of the Education and Training of Combatant Officers in the Post-Modern Western World

During 2009-2010 he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Strategic Studies in Bar-Ilan University. Between June and September 2010 he was a postdoctoral visiting scholar in the department of history at Philipps-Universität Marburg, working on a comparative analysis of reforms in national intelligence communities. Between 2010-2011 he was a Legacy Heritage Fellow at the Dan Shomron Center. Among other things, he served as its Chief Operating Officer and was the research administer for its flagship project about Politics, Religion and the Military in Israel.

He has published articles in peer-review journals, books chapters and currently serve as a secondary editor of an edited volume about the relations of politics, religion and the military in Israel. His research interests includes: military education, comparative study of civil-military relations, Israeli military doctrine, airpower, and intelligence studies as well as the EU's security policies.


Email: tamir.libel@ucd.ie

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