Adi Ophir

Professor at The Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas

Tel Aviv University

Adi Ophir is a Mellon Visiting Professor in the Humanities at Brown University, director of the Lexicon for Political Theory research project at The Minerva Humanities Center, and professor at The Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas at Tel Aviv University. In 1990 he was the founding editor of Theory and Criticism, the main Hebrew journal for critical theory. Since 2008 he has directed the Lexicon Project and he is the editor of Mafte'akh: Lexical Review for Political Thought. Among his recent books are The Order of Evils (Zone Books, 2005); The One State Condition, co-authored with Ariella Azoulay (Stanford 2012), and Divine Violence: Two Essays on God and Disaster (The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute 2013). Ophir is also the editor, together with Michal Givoni and Sari Hanafi, of The Power of Inclusive Exclusion: Israeli Rule in the Occupied Territories (Zone Books, 2009).