b'YOSSI SHAIN, PhDYossi Shain, PhD, a well-known scholar, is the Romulo Professor of Political Science at Tel Aviv University where he also serves as the Head of the Aba Eden Program of Diplomacy and Co-Chair of the M.A. Program in Political Leadership. He is also a Full Professor (Emeritus) of Comparative Government and Diaspora Politics at Georgetown University and Founding Director of the Program for Jewish Civilization. As a member of the Israeli Knesset, Yossi served on the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee and chairs the Subcommittee for Higher Education. He headed the Knesset Delegation to the European Parliament and recently inaugurated a Knesset lobby that aims to promote and advance Israeli culture globally.Yossi was also the Founding Head of Tel Aviv Universitys School of Political Science, Government and International Affairs and Director of the Frances Brody Institute for Applied Diplomacy.In 2007, he served (pro-bono) as President of Western Galilee College and from 2016-2019, served on Israels Council of Higher Education, a government-appointed committee of seven representatives responsible for determining the budgets of institutions for higher learning.Yossi has also held various positions as a visiting professor, including stints at Sciences Po in Paris, Yale University, Tufts University, and Middlebury College and has been a Senior Fellow at St. Anthonys College (Oxford University) and a Research Fellow at Princeton Universitys Center for International Studies.His primary academic expertise is in the field of Diaspora Studies and International Relations and he has won worldwide accolades for his distinguished research and contribution to the discipline. An author of numerous books and scholarly articles, he has appeared frequently in the international media and as a recurring guest on a variety of Israeli-TV news outlets.Yossis most recent book, The Israeli Century: How the Zionist Revolution Changed History and Reinvented Judaism, was praised by Israels President, Isaac Herzog, as one of the most important books of our generation.Yossi hold a B.A. in Philosophy and M.A. in Political Science from Tel Aviv University and received a PhD in Political Science from Yale University.A MOSAIC OF ISRAEL|75 UNSUNG HEROS'