Rami Benbenishty

Rami Benbenishty (Bar-Ilan University)


Rami Benbenishty is a Professor emeritus at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and at Bar Ilan University, Israel. He got his Ph.D. in Social Work and Psychology from the University of Michigan. His main areas of interest are the safety, welfare, and wellbeing of children around the world. He is studying children and youth both in community normative settings, such as schools, and in out of home placements, such as foster homes and residential care. He investigates decision processes that lead to referral to protective services, removal of children from their biological families, and their reunification thereafter. Dr. Rami Benbenishty has authored and co-authored scores of national and international publications and also working as a reviewer for reputed professional journals. Dr. Rami Benbenishty has received several awards for the contributions to the scientific community. Dr Benbenishty most recent book is Bulling, School Violence, and Climates in Evolving Contexts: Culture, Organization, And, Time, co-authored with Ron Avi Astor (Oxford University Press, 2019)