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Dr. Raphael Ventura

Researcher, Guttmann Center for Public Opinion and Policy Research

Dr. Raphael Ventura is the director of the data archive of the Guttman Center for Public Opinion and Policy Research at the Israel Democracy Institute. A graduate of the direct doctoral program in the Political Science Department at Tel Aviv University, he works as a researcher for the Israel National Election Studies Project (INES) and lectures at the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy at the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya.

Areas of expertise

Political and voter behavior in Israel and Western Europe; election methods; political socialization; the use of public-opinion polls to measure political positions; and voting patterns.