single faculty member

  • Prof.

    Shaul Kimhi
  • Full Professor

  • Psychology - B.A. Program, Psychology - M.A. Program
  • (972)(0)50-5622-070
  • shaulkim@telhai.ac.il
    • Resilience and coping with stress
    • Political Psychology
    • Psychology of terrorism
    • Army Psychology
    • Poliltical leaders profile
  • Short Bio
    Name and Family Name: Shaul Kimhi
    Position: Full Professor
    Department: Psychology
    Phone Number: 972-(0)505-622-070
    E-mailsshaulkim@telhai.ac.ilshaul@shamir.org.il
    Education: Ph.D. – University of Palo Alto, Palo Alto, California, USA. Clinical Psychology (including M.S. degree). APA Approved Program.
    Fields of Research: Main areas of research are resilience and coping with stress, political psychology, psychology of terrorism, and army psychology.
    Academic Activity:  Shaul has been Head of the Psychology Department at Tel Hai College from 2009 to 2015. From October 2017 Shaul is the Head of the MA Program in Educational Psychology. Shaul was a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), the International Society for Political Psychology (ISPP), International Political Science Association (IPSA).
    Teaching courses: Psychopathology, Stress and Resilience: Research seminar, Experimental Laboratory: academic writing, Issues in political psychology, advanced psychopathology (MA) and from helplessness to successful coping (MA), Research group in the field of stress and resilience (MA).

  • Main areas of research are resilience and coping with stress, political psychology, psychology of terrorism, army psychology and political leaders profile.

  • Teaching
    Title Year Level
    Psychopathology 1991-2015 Undergraduate.
    Social Psychology: Research seminar 1998-2006 Undergraduate.
    Personality Theories 1991-2010 Undergraduate
    Introduction to Psychology 1991-2014 Undergraduate
    Military Service in Israel 1991-1992 Undergraduate
    Workshop: Coping with emergency situations 1998-2001 Undergraduate
    Coping with stress and resilience 1999-2015 Undergraduate
    Stress and Resilience: Research seminar 2007-2015 Undergraduate
    Experimental Laboratory: academic writing 2010-2015 Undergraduate
    Issues in political psychology 2015 Undergraduate
    Advanced psychopathology 2013 - 2015 Graduate (M.A.)
    From helplessness to successful coping 2016 Graduate (M.A.)

  • Research Grants

    2015 - National and community resilience in Israel. Tel Hai College (Together with Prof. Eshel, Prof. Lahad and Mr. Dima Lykin, sum of 15,000 INS)

    2013 - Prominent effect of the security threat on Israel on the concerns, attitudes towards and willingness to    work for the environment. Tel Hai College (Together with Dr. Nurit Carmi, sum of 20,000 INS)

    2013 - Resiliency: Enhancing coping with crisis and terrorism. Scientific meetings supported under the NATO Program. Award shared with Prof. Ajdukovic from Zagreb University, Croatia. NATO  Advanced Research  Workshop (ARW)  38,420€)

    2008 - The Aftermath of War: Kiryat Shemona One Year after the Second Lebanon War.  The UJA Federation of New York (50,000$).

    2002 - Suicide terrorism in Israel. Publications no.The project for the promotion of higher education in the Eastern Galilee: The Jewish Agency for Israel and The United Israel Appeal of Canada, Project 2000 (10,000 INS).

    2001 - Influence of army service on young conscripts. The project for the promotion of higher education in the Eastern Galilee: The Jewish Agency for Israel and The United Israel Appeal of Canada, Project 2000 (6,000 INS).

    2000 - Northern residents’ response to Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon. 

    (a) Israel Ministry of Education (40,000 IS).

    (b) The project for the promotion of higher education in the Eastern Galilee: The Jewish Agency for Israel and The United Israel Appeal of Canada, Project 2000 (6,000 INS).

    Awards and Fellowships

    1986 - Upper Galilee Council Scholarship for Higher Education.

    1987 - Scholarship for doctoral studies from the President of Palo Alto University, CA. USA.

    1987 - Kibbutz Artzi, Havazelet Foundation Scholarship for Ph.D. studies.

    5/1991 - Special IDF award for Psychological Research (Classified research, no details possible).

    6/2002 -  Award for excellence in teaching in large obligatory courses of the interdisciplinary department, Tel  Hai College.

    2/2004 - Award for excellence in teaching by the Nomination Committee according to the following criteria: Colleagues evaluations, Student feedbacks, Contribution to the college and community, Activity for teaching improvement.

    3/2005 - Award for excellence in teaching by the Nomination Committee according to the following criteria: Colleagues evaluations, Student feedbacks, Contribution to the college and community, Activity for teaching improvement.

    4/2006 - Award for excellence in teaching by the Nomination Committee according to the following criteria: Colleagues evaluations, Student feedbacks, Contribution to the college and community, Activity for teaching improvement.

    10/2013 - Eligibility for the 2013 reward excellence of Tel Hai College staff.

    10/2015 - Eligibility for the 2015 reward excellence of Tel Hai College staff.

  • http://english.telhai.ac.il/sites/default/files/publications/Publications%20December%2018.pdf

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