ERAN FEITELSON - CURRICULUM VITAE
B.A. Economics and Geography, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1981
M.A. Geography and Economics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1985
Ph.D. Geography and Environmental Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 1989
2012 – present, Head, Advanced School for Environmental Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2009-2010, Visiting Professor, Transport Studies Unit, The University of Oxford
2008 – present, Professor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2004 – 2009, Head, The Federmann School of Public Policy and Government, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2003 – 2004, Chair, Department of Geography, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2002 – 2008, Associate Professor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1997-1998, Senior Visiting researcher, Center for Urban Policy and the Environment, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Indianapolis
1994-2002, Senior Lecturer, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1993-2002, Research Fellow, The Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace
1992-1994, Lecturer, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1990-1992, Teaching Fellow at rank of Lecturer, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Political and Social Science Committee, German-Israeli Foundation, 2015
Steering Committee, Institute for Land and Land-use Policies, 2013 – 2014
Israel Ecosystem Assessment Project and Ecosystem Services, Co-chair, 2012- present
Steering Committee, Ramat Hanadiv Strategic Plan, 2012 – 2013.
Editorial Board, Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, 2007 – 2009
Central Bureau of Statistics Committee on Municipal and Geographic Issues, Chair, 2007 – 2009
Nekudat Hen (Yad Hanadiv) research grants committee, 2007 - 2010
DESHE Institute Board, 2005 - present
Director General's Committee on Sustainable Development, 2003 - 2009
Academic Board, Yad Ben-Zvi, 2003 - 2013
National Environmental Quality Council, 2001 – 2003;
Editorial Board, Progress in Planning, 2001 – 2004;
National Parks and Nature Reserves Council, 1996 - present; Chair, 1999 -2009;
Geogaphy committee, Israel Foundation for Research and Education, 1999, 2013, 2014, 2015;
Working committee, TAMA 35 Israel Comprehensive Plan for Building, Development and Preservation, 1998 - 2000;
Research committee, Ministry of Tourism, 1998, 1999;
National Commission for Setting Environmental Standards, 1996-7;
Specialist Team for investigating Ben Gurion and Nevatim Airports, 1996;
Committee on Environmental Infrastructure, Ministry of Science, 1995-8;
Environmental Epidemiology Steering Committee, Ministry of Health, 1994-7;
Research Committee, Ministry of Environment, 1995, 1996;
Hula Project Research Committee, 1993 - 1995;
Steering Committee for Jerusalem’s Open Space Master plan, 1992 - 1995;
DESHE Forum (environmental think tank), representative of the Israeli Geographical Association, 1991 - present.
2011-present, Planning advisor, Local Government Center and 15 Cities Forum.
1996 - 2000, Scientific Coordinator, Israel Sustainable Development Strategy.
1993 - 2002, Methodological consultant, Planning Administration, Ministry of Interior.
1990 - date, Participation in planning teams:
• National Master Plan for Immigration Absorption (TAMA 31) - responsible for environmental aspects, 1990-2;
• Tel Aviv - Jerusalem Corridor Strategic Plan - responsible for transportation, environmental and open space issues, 1991-3;
• Central District Plan - responsible for open space and environmental issues, 1992 - 1997;
• TAMA 31 Follow-Up Team - responsible for open space and environmental issues, 1994 - 1998.
• Israel 2020 Strategic Plan for Israel in the 21st Century - head of environmental team, 1993 - 1997;
• Tel Aviv Metropolitan Plan - head of environmental and open space team, 1996 - 1998.
• Tel Aviv District Plan - head of open space team, 1997 - 1999;
• Jerusalem District Plan - responsible for methodological and environmental aspects, 1999 - 2002;
• Tel Aviv strategic plan, responsible for environmental aspects of the city vision, 2002 - 2003;
• Ministry of Environment Sustainable Development Strategy, 2006-2007.
1989 - 1990, Senior Economist, Apogee Research Inc., Bethesda MD.
1986 - 1989, Researcher, The Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Commission, Maryland.
1983 - 1985, Economist, Department of Economics and Planning, Ministry of Transportation, Jerusalem, Israel.
1983, Environmental Consultant, Jerusalem District Planning Commission.
1980 – 1983, Planner, Environmental Protection Service, Ministry of Interior, Jerusalem.
Membership in Professional Organizations
Israeli Association for Transportation Research, Executive Board (1991 – 1997; 2003 - 2004), Chair (1994-5);
Israeli Geographical Association, Planning committee (1991-4); Executive Council (2002 – 2004)
Israeli Planners Association
Network for European Communication Transportation Activity Research (NECTAR), co-coordinator Transport and Environment cluster (1997 - 2002);
International Water Resources Association;
American Association of Geographers;
Awards and Fellowships
2015, Yekir Hatichnun, Israeli Planners Association (highest recognition of a planner in Israel)
1999, Fehr Prize for Achievement in Science and Research;
1999, Best paper award, Water International (with Marwan Haddad);
1994, Golda Meir Fellow;
1994, Salzburg Seminar Fellow;
1985-9, Fullbright Fellowship;
1984, Sa-Sha Fellowship;
1983, Environmental Protection service Fellowship.
Major Funded Research Projects
• Earthquake preparedness in Israel – a policy packaging approach
• Planning systems in western countries: A comparative analysis
• Servicizing Policies for a Resource Efficient Economy (SPREE) – EU FP7
• The proposed rail to Eilat: A critical analysis
• Landscape and Water interactions in Israel/Palestine modern History
• The Impact of the Media on Environmental Legislation
• Evaluation of district plans in Israel
• Water Needs as a basis for resolving water conflicts in the Israeli-Palestinian setting
• From Conflict to Collective Management: Basin Management in the Elbe and Kidron/Wadi Nar
• Perceptions and use of rural landscapes
• The Land and Planning Crisis in Israel
• Sustainability Indicators for Israel
• An Environmental-Transportation Approach for Delineating Urban Activities
• Joint Management of Shared Aquifers
• Local Use of Economic Instruments in the Chesapeake Bay Critical Area
• The Use of Open Spaces in Israel
• The Planning Implications of the Spatial Patterns of Environmental Conflicts in Metropolitan Areas
• Management of Cross-Boundary Sewage Flows in the Jerusalem Region
• Sustainable mobility in Cities