Barak, Nir

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Nir Barak is a political scientist and postdoctoral research fellow at the Faculty of Town Planning and Architecture at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. His present research focuses on the relationship between national citizenship and urban citizenship (city-zenship) in light of the rising power of cities in local and global politics. Nir’s doctoral dissertation (Hebrew University) analyzed philosophical, political, social and policy-related aspects of transitioning cities to sustainable patterns. In 2017, Nir received a Fulbright-ISEF Scholar award and appointed as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Columbia University.