Dr. Tamir Libel
Tamir Libel holds a PhD and MA in Political Science from Bar Ilan University, and BA in General History from Tel Aviv University, Israel. His recent work is focused on the intersections of social sciences and data science and how qualitative logic could be studied via quantitative methods. He is a former permanent/tenured Senior Lecturer at the Swedish Defence University. Before moving to Sweden, he was Postdoctoral Fellow at the Chair of Comparative Politics at the University of Bamberg, Beatriu de Pinós research fellow (Marie Curie COFUND grant) at the Barcelona Institute of International Studies (IBEI) and Marie Curie Postdoctoral fellow at the School of Politics and International Relations (SPIRE) at University College Dublin.
His book European Military Culture and Security Governance: Soldiers, Scholars and National Defence Universities was published by Routledge in 2016, he is also co-editor (with Dr. Krystak Hachey and Waylon Dean) of Rethinking Military Professionalism: Gender, Culture and Capabilities Development in Contemporary Armed Forces published by Springer in 2020. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals including Journal of Strategic Studies, Defence Studies and Security and Defense Analysis. As a firm believer that academic work should be actively disseminated, he is often engaged with the media, publishing op-eds, being interviewed as an expert, or having his work reviewed by national and international media outlets such as the British Telegraph, American Al-Monitor, German Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Israel's Haaretz and The Jerusalem Post, and Pakistan's Daily Times.