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Prof. Yair Amichai-Hambur

עברית
Prof. Yair Amichai-Hambur

Sammy Ofer School of Communication
Head of The Center of Internet Psychology (CIP)

Contact Details

Phone: 099527649
Email: yairah@idc.ac.il
Institute/Lab: Institute/Lab

About

Ph.D., Oxford University, 1993

Prof. Amichai-Hamburger is the director of the Research Center for Internet Psychology (CIP). He has taught courses on psychology and the Internet, management and leadership, and creativity in organizations at Israel’s leading universities and served as a senior advisor to the Israeli Ministry of Education. A prolific author, he has received awards from the Library Instruction Round Table of the American Library Association and the Academy of Management for his academic articles. His research interests include personality, Internet use and well-being; virtual teams; inter-group contact on the Internet; leadership and motivation; and conflict management in organizations.His first book, The Social Net, human behavior in cyberspace was published by Oxford University Press 2005 and his second book Technology and Wellbeing is to be published by Cambridge University Press in 2008. Yair has worked with leading scholars from around the world, including his present cooperative projects with the University of Moscow and the University of California. In addition Yair and the The Bezeq International Research Center for the study of the Psychology of Internet use, represent Israel on the International digital-divide project (twenty-five countries).

Education

Ph.D., Oxford University