Hayim Katsman

Ph.D. Student
Hayim Katsman

About

Hayim Katsman’s research interests are religious radicalism, political violence, and Middle-Eastern (particularly Israeli) politics. Specifically, Hayim has researched the National-Religious society in Israel, and its reactions to extreme right-wing Rabbis. Hayim was born to a Jewish orthodox family, and before coming to UW, he lived in a Kibbutz (collective agricultural community) on the Israel-Gaza-Egypt border, where he worked as a car mechanic for the past four years. Hayim received his B.A in philosophy and political science from the Open University of Israel, and completed his M.A thesis at the Department of Politics and Government in Ben-Gurion University.