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Faculty of Law Faculty of Law
Prof. Simha F. Landau Prof. Simha F. Landau
Phone:  +972-2-5882515
Fax:  +972-2-5881725
E-Mail:  msfredy@mscc.huji.ac.il
fields of interest:
Aggression and violence (including family violence); victimology; stress factors, support systems and criminal/deviant behavior; decision-making in the criminal justice system.
 
Curriculum Vitae:
1. Personal Details
 

Country of Birth: Romania                            Citizenship: Israeli

Marital Status: Widower                            No. of Children: Three

Address: Office: Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law,

The Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91905, ISRAEL

Home: 26 Hachail St. Jerusalem 97891, ISRAEL

Tel.: 972-2-588-2515 (Office); 972-2-581-6517 (Home)

Fax: 972-2-588-1725 (Office)

E Mail: <msfredy@mscc.huji.ac.il>

 
2. Higher Education
 
1960-1964        

Hebrew University, Sociology and Psychology, B.A.

 
 
1964-1968        

Hebrew University, Psychology (Major) and M.A. (Magna Criminology (MinorCumLaude)

 
 
1969-1973        

Hebrew University, Psychology/Criminology, Ph.D.

 
 
1973-1974     

University of Pennsylvania, Criminology Post Doctoral Fellow

 
 

3. Academic Rank and Tenure in Institutions of Higher Education

 
 
1973-74         

 Research Associate, Senior Fullbright Fellow, Center for Studies in Criminology and Criminal Law, University of Pennsylvania.

 
 
1974-78         

 Lecturer, Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University.

 
 
1974-76         

 Assistant Director, Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University.

 
 
1975  

              Visiting Associate Professor, University of Alberta, Canada

 
 
1978-79         

 Senior Research Associate, Home Office Research Unit, and Academic Visitor, London School of Economics and Political Science.

 
 
1979-89         

 Senior Lecturer (with tenure), Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University.

 
 
1980-83         

 Director, Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University.

 
 
 1984              

Visiting Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago .

 
 
1989-97         

 Associate Professor, Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University.

 
 
 1990              

Senior Research Fellow, Max-Planck Institute for International Criminal Law and Criminology, Freiburg, W. Germany (Spring and Summer).

 
 
1994  

Visiting Professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York (Spring).

 
 
1994  

Visiting Scholar, Center for the Study of Law and Society, Faculty of Law, University of California, Berkeley (summer).

 
 

1994-97         

 Director, Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University                  

1998  

Member of the Teaching Faculty (including opening lecture) of the First Asian Post-Graduate Course in Victimology, Mito, Japan.

 
 
1997-             

 Full Professor, Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University.

 
 
 1999              

Appointed to the Mildred and Benjamin Berger Chair in Criminology at the Hebrew University.

 
 
2001  

Visiting Fellow, Institute of Criminology, and Fellow of Pembroke College, University of Cambridge. 

 
 

2003 - 05       

  Director, Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law, Hebrew  University.

 
 
 2006              

Visiting Scholar, Center for the Study of Law and Society, Faculty of Law, UC Berkeley (spring).

 
 
 2006              

Visiting Professor, Åbo Akademi University, Vasa, Finland (summer). 

 
 
 
 

4. Other Professional and Academic Activities

 
 
1963-64         

 Research Sociologist, The Israel Air Force.

 
 
1966-68         

 Secretary of the Editorial Board of Delinquency and Society, Publication of  the Israel Society of Criminology.

 
 
1971-72         

 Member of the Israeli Organizing Committee of the Second International Symposium on Drug Abuse, May, 1973, Jerusalem.

 
 
1971-73         

 Member of the Organizing Committee of the First International Symposium on Victimology, September, 1973.

 
 
 1971-73         

Member and coordinator of the National Committee on Illegal Drug Use.

 
 
 1982              

Chair of the Organizing Committee, the Fifth National Conference of the Israeli Society of Criminology, Jerusalem, March-April, 1982.

 
 
 1983              

Organizer and chair of a section on: “Crimes of Violence - A Cross Cultural Perspective”, Ninth International Congress on Criminology, Vienna, September, 1983.

 
 
 1988              

Organizer and chair of a session on: “Crimes of Violence”, Eighth Biennial World Meeting of the International Society for Research on Aggression, Swansea, Wales, July, 1988.

 
 
1988 

Organizer and chair of a workshop on: “Violent Crime and its Relation  to Social Stress Factors”, Tenth International Congress on Criminology, Hamburg, September, 1988.

 
 
1991   

Organizer and chair of the Sixth European Conference of the International Society for Research on Aggression, Jerusalem, June, 1991.

 
 
1991   

Senior Scientist Fellow, Israel-Finland Exchange Program, November,  1991.

 
 
1993-94         

 Member of the Commission of Inquiry into the Handling of Police Violence.

 
 
1994-             

 Council Member, International Society for Research on Aggression.

 
 
1995-             

 Member, Executive Board of the Division of International Criminology of the American Society of Criminology.

 
 
 1996-             

Member, Editorial Board of Homicide Studies: An Interdisciplinary and  International journal.

 
 
 1996-             

Member of the Follow-Up Team for the Implementation of the Recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry on Police Violence.

 
 

 1997              

Member of the Commission for Determining Principles of  Punishment (Minimum Sentences)

 
 
 1999-             

Member, Editorial Board of the Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless.

 
 

 06      

Chair, steering Committee of project on violence in schools in Israel, Ministry of Education, the State of Israel.

 
 
 06                  

Chair, The Israeli National Council of Criminology

 
 
04     

Member, Board of Editors of Aggressive Behavior, Official journal of  the International Society for Research on Aggression.

2004   

Organizer and chair of the Israeli sections at the Societies of Criminology 1st Key  Issues Conference,  Paris, May,2004.2004                                                       

 2004              

Co-organizer and co-chair of a symposium on Violence in Hospitals at the XVI World Meeting of the International Society for Research on Aggression, Santorini, Greece, September, 2004.

 
 
2004-            

Associate Editor of International Perspectives in Victimology.

 
 

2005 -            

Consulting Editor of Aggressive Behavior, Official journal of the International Society for Research on Aggression.

 

  

2005    

Organizer of a session on "Violence Against Personnel in Hospital Emergency Wards", at the 14th world Congress of Criminology, Philadelphia, PA, August, 2005.




 
 

5. Research Activities (External Grants)

 
1967-70         

 Principal Investigator, “Homicide in Israel”, funded by the Ford Foundation.

 
 
1971-73         

 P.I., “A Follow-up Study on Changes in the Behavior of Juvenile Members of Street Corner Groups”, funded by the Israel Ministry of Social Welfare.

 
 
1974-77         

 P.I., Israeli branch of the study “Comparative Social Control of Adolescent Misbehavior in Advanced Industrial Societies”, coordinated by Jackson Toby, Rutgers University. Funded by the Ford Foundation

 
 
1981-83         

 P.I. (with Leslie Sebba), “Delinquency in an Israeli Birth Cohort - A  Feasibility Study”, funded by the National Council for Research and Development.  

 
 
1986-90         

 P.I., “Stress Factors, Social Support and Violence in Israeli Society”, funded by the Israeli National Council for Research and Development.

 
 
 1991-94         

P.I. (with Leslie Sebba), “Punishment by Service Work - An Evaluation Study”, funded by the Israeli Ministry of Police.

 
 
1991- 96        

 P.I., Israeli branch of “A Cross-Cultural Investigation of Gender Differences in Regard to Indirect and Direct Aggression During Adolescence”, coordinated by Kay Bjorkqvist (Abo Akademi) and Kirsti Lagerspetz (Turku  University). Funded by the Academy of Finland.

 
 
1992- 98        

 P.I. (with Riva Bachrach), Israeli branch of a research project on “Childhood TV Violence Viewing and Adult Aggression”, coordinated by Rowell L.                          Huesmann and Leonard Eron, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Funded by  NIMH, U.S.A.

 
 
1994- 98        

 P.I., “Patterns of Violence and Suicide: Their Relation to Subjective Social Stress and Support Indicators”, Funded by the Israel Science Foundation.

 
 
2001-04  

P..I., "Violence Against Medical and Non-Medical Personnel in Hospital  Emergency Wards in Israel". Funded by the Israel National Institute for Health Policy and Health Services Research.

 
 

2006 -              

P.I., Israeli part of a research project on “Effects on Children of Persistent Exposure to Extreme Political Violence”, conducted in Israel and the Palestinian Authority. P.I., Rowell L. Huesmann, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Funded by NIH, U.S.A.

 
 
 
 
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