Prof. Sheizaf Rafaeli

sheizaf rafaeliProfessor Sheizaf Rafaeli (B.A., Haifa University, M.A. Ohio State University, M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University) is Founding Director of the the Center for Internet Research (InfoSoc, the Center for the Study of the Information Society) (1998 - present), and former Head of the Graduate School of Management  (2005-2011), University of Haifa Israel. 

He leads the "Serious Games for Executives"  project, and serves as Director in a series of public interest organizations and as a member of several Editorial Boards. He is co-PI and member of the Academic Management of the ICORE LINKS Center of Excellence for research on Learning in the Age of Information.

Sheizaf has been writing in the popular press for the Globes  and Calcalist financial and business newspapers, and for YNet, a leading news portal, where he has published hundreds of weekly columns.  
He is also active in practicing what he preaches: He has been involved in building internet-based activities such as online higher-education, journalism, political, governmental, social and economic virtual organizations and efforts.
He authored software and books on graphics, electronic spreadsheets and statistical analysis, and a textbook on information systems for the Open University.
He is co-editor, along with Fay Sudweeks and Margaret McLaughlin, of Network and NetPlay: Virtual Groups on the Internet published by MIT Press, 1998.

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