Gadi Wolfsfeld holds the rank of full Professor of Communication at the Sammy Offer School of Communication at the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya. Previously, he held a joint appointment in political science and communication at the Hebrew University and served as the Chair of the department of communication. Professor Wolfsfeld was also elected to serve as chair of the political communication division of the American Political Science Association. Professor Wolfsfeld received his undergraduate degree from Hebrew University and his Ph.D. from M.I.T. He is originally from Philadelphia and has been living in Israel for over forty years. Professor Wolfsfeld is an expert on Israeli politics and the role of the press in the Arab-Israeli conflict. He has served as a political commentator for both the Israeli and international news media including Israeli television, the New York Times, Newsweek, CNN, Fox News, and Al-Jazeera. He has also serves as a media consultant for a wide range of Israeli companies and organizations and in the past has advised the Israeli Defense Forces and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Professor Wolfsfeld has published dozens of articles on the topic and six books. His latest book is entitled: Making Sense of Media and Politics: Five Principles in Political Communication.