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Uriel Abulof

Research Fellow, Princeton University & Senior Lecturer, Tel-Aviv University at Princeton University

About Me

Uriel Abulof a research fellow at Princeton University’s LISD / Woodrow Wilson School and at the Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace. Abulof is a Senior Lecturer (US Associate Professor) at Tel-Aviv University’s School of Political Science, Government and International Affairs, where he directs the graduate studies program. Abulof studies the politics of fear and legitimation, social movements, existentialism, nationalism and ethnic conflicts. His recent books include The Mortality and Morality of Nations (Cambridge University Press, 2015) and Living on the Edge: The Existential Uncertainty of Zionism (Haifa University Press, 2015), which received Israel’s best academic book award (Bahat Prize). He is also the co-editor of Self-Determination: A Double-Edged Concept (Routledge, 2016) and Communication, Legitimation and Morality in Modern Politics (Routledge, 2017). Abulof is the recipient of the 2016 Young Scholar Award in Israel Studies. He is currently working on another book for Cambridge University Press on Political Existentialism and Humanity’s Midlife Crisis. His articles have appeared in journals such as International Studies Quarterly, International Political Sociology, Nations and Nationalism, British Journal of Sociology, European Journal of International Relations, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Ethnopolitics, Society, Journal of International Relations and Development, Contemporary Politics, and International Politics.

Courses and Programs taught by Uriel Abulof