Topics: Medical Ethics and Israeli Society, The bioethics of the beginning and end of life in Israeli society, Community, Genetics, and Public Health in Israeli Society, Israeli culture and organizations, Israeli high-tech entrepreneurship and organizational culture, Gender and the Military: The Case of Israel
Aviad E. Raz earned his B.Sc. and Ph.D. from Tel-Aviv University. He has been a Post-doctoral Fellow at Harvard and held fellowships from the Japan Foundation and Alon. His research focuses on religious/ethnic groups and identities in contemporary Israeli society, especially in the context of health and family studies. He studies the social and bioethical aspects of medical organizations, community genetics and patient support organizations. He also conducts research in the fields of organizational culture and cross-cultural management, and organizational development.
Raz has written 7 books and over 43 articles and book chapters on topics in organizational and medical sociology, anthropology, culture, and science.
Aviad Raz will be a Visiting AICE Professor at the Dept. of Sociology, University of California in San Diego in 2012-13.