Curriculum vitae

Arie Herscovici - Curriculum Vitae (summary)

(April 2010)

2010         Urban Planner, head of the Public Administration Division, Dept. of Political Science, Western Galilee College;

Senior Lecturer,The department of Civics and Democratic Studies and The Center for Leadership in Education (M.ed. Program),

 Oranim Academic College; Teaching fellow, University of Haifa, Public Administration Department, Graduate Program; Research Fellow at the Technion - Center for Urban and Regional Studies and Tel-Aviv University – Institute for Technology and Society; Consultant of the Ministry of Construction and Housing

1999-2008   Lecturer at the Dept. of Political Science, Max Stern Academic College of Emek Yezreel and head of the Urban Administration Program; Lecturer at Oranim Academic College; Teaching fellow at the University of Haifa, Western Galilee College and the Kinneret College - Emek HaYarden. 

1992-1999   Doctoral Student and Adjunct Instructor, City and Regional Planning Dept., Faculty of Architecture, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

1997-1998   Regional Manager, The Jewish Agency, Development and Settlement Dept.

1995-1997  Chief Planner, The Jewish Agency, Development and Settlement Dept.

1988-1992  Teaching Coordinator and Research Assistant, The Open University

1986-1990  Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Political Science, University of Haifa

1983-1985  Commander of the weapon system technicians training department, IDF Navy


Publications (partial list)


Hershcovich A., 2009, National Spatial Planning in Israel: Politics and Land, Haifa: The Technion - Center for Urban and Regional Studies (Hebrew)

Papers in Refereed Journals

Hershcovich Arie, 2010, "Ideological Shifts and Doctrine Change in National-Level Planning in Israel", Town Planning Review, Vol. 81 (centenary year) Issue 1

Hershcovich Arie, 2006, "From the Sharon Plan to TAMA/35 – The Ideology of Three Israeli National Plans", Horizons in Geography, 67, pp.31-40 (Hebrew)

Book Chapters

Hershcovich, A., 2004, "Urban Policy in the Global Era", in: Levy-Faur David and Vigoda-Gadot Eran (Eds.), International Public Policy and Management, Policy Learning Beyond Regional, Cultural, and Political Boundaries, New York: Marcel Dekker, pp.249-266

Encyclopedia Entries

Hershcovich A., 2007, "Israel: Spatial Policy", in: Jack Rabin (ed.) Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, Taylor & Francis. Pp.1049-1053

Research Interests

Knowledge based regional development 

Local e-government

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