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Prof. Mona Khoury-Kassabri

Dean of the School of Social Work
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Prof. Mona Khoury-Kassabri

Dean of The Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare



Prof. Mona Khoury-Kassabri  is the Dean of the Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is also the Advisor for Minorities Affairs to Hebrew University President, and the Head of the University Steering Committee for Accessibility to Higher Education among Arab Students. Prof. Khoury-Kassabri is the head of the committee appointed to examine the Hebrew University diversity policy which of part of the Israeli Present’s initiative “Israeli Hope in the Academia”.  She is an Alumni of the Israel Young Academy and Member of the Global Young Academy.

Her research evolves around issues related to child and youth welfare. She is especially interested in the area of children and youth at risk for becoming perpetrators and victims of violent and delinquent acts. 

She was a Visiting Professor at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work University of Toronto for two, non-subsequent, academic years, between the years 2011-2012 and 2016-2017. Together with Prof. Mishna, the Dean of the Faculty,  they study youth involvement in cyberbulling in Canada and in Israel.





Higher Education
2003-2004 Postdoctoral fellow at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, Institute of Criminology,and Department of Psychology. Host Prof. Landau and Prof. Greenbaum.
2002-2003 Postdoctoral fellow at the Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago. Host Prof. Daro.
1999-2002 Ph.D., School of Social Work and Social Welfare, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel (HUJI).
1996-1999 M.A.,
School of Social Work and Social WelfareHUJI (Direct Track to Ph.D.).
1993-1996 B.A.,
School of Social Work and Social WelfareHUJI (With honors).





Awards and Excellence Scholarships
2018 Rector’s prize for excellent researcher and teacher.
2007-2010 MA`OF Fellowship, established by the Kahanoff Foundation
2005-2006 Golda Meir Fellow.
2006 The most distinguished scientific contribution article of the year. American Educational Research Association, Division of Human Development. 
2003-2004 Golda Meir Postdoctoral Award. 
2002-2003 Fulbright Postdoctoral Award. 
2000-2002 Rector's scholarship given to excellent research students.