Dayan, Hilla (Dr.)
Hilla Dayan teaches Comparative Democracy, Sociology of the Other and Global Civil Society. She studied comparative and English literature at Tel Aviv University in Israel, and completed her graduate studies in the United States, obtaining an MA in Social Sciences at the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D in political sociology at the New School for Social Research in New York. Dr. Dayan has over ten years of professional experience leading projects at various non-profit organizations. She has taken positions as a Parliamentary assistant, a policy advisor, and lobby and advocacy specialist at, among other organizations, the Association for Civil Rights-Israel, Amnesty International-USA, and United Civilians for Peace, a coalition of Oxfam-Novib, ICCO, Cordaid and IKV-Pax Christi in the Netherlands. Dr. Dayan also served as international relations advisor for the Coalition of Women for Peace, Israel and is a co-founder of gate48, platform for critical Israelis in the Netherlands.