Faculty

Dr. Lia Ettinger

Dr. Lia Ettinger

Visiting Faculty

Dr. Lia Ettinger is the Academic Supervisor at the Heschel Center for Sustainability and a Senior Fellow at the Shaharit Institute for New Politics. In addition, she teaches sustainability at Tel Aviv University. Lia has a PhD in biology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her dissertation and post-doctoral research at the University of California, Berkeley, and at Hebrew University focused on evolution and the philosophy of biology. Lia began to explore sustainability on her own about thirty years ago, and has been working on making that knowledge accessible and examining the connections between science, society, economics, and culture ever since. She is a graduate of Cohort 3 of the Mandel School for Educational Leadership.​