Ofir Haivry is Vice President for Academic Affairs of the Herzl Institute and the Director of its National Strategy Initiative. He served in executive positions at the Shalem Center in Jerusalem, including founding Editor-in-Chief of Shalem Press and its flagship publication, Azure magazine. Haivry’s John Selden and the Western Political Tradition is forthcoming with Cambridge University Press. He is a member of the Israel Council for Higher Education, and of the Public Council of the Israel Antiquities Authority. He holds a B.A. and M.A. in History from Tel Aviv University and a Ph.D. in Intellectual History from University College London.