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faculty member

  • Ms. Ilana S. Hairston
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Psychology
  • Multidisciplinary Studies - B.A.
  • +972(0)54-8373938
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    • Sleep and plasticity
    • Parent-infant bonding
    • Emotion science
  • I am a dual US-Israel citizen of the world. Daughter of an African American father and an Israeli mother. I grew up in Jerusalem, acquired my BA in psychology at Tel Aviv University, and PhD in neuroscience at Stanford University Medical School. I then did a brief postdoc at UCSF in the MEG laboratory in the Radiology Department, with Prof. Srikantan Nagarajan, and a longer one in the Psychology Department UC Berkeley with Prof. Allison Harvey. After which I spent nearly three years as a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan, in the addiction research center (UMARC), primarily working with Prof.'s Robert Zucker and Prof. Jon-Kar Zubieta.
    I moved back to Israel in 2011, and have been teaching and doing research in psychology.

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