Asher Cohen

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Asher Cohen
אשר כהן
Alma mater
EmployerHebrew University of Jerusalem
TitlePresident and Samuel Sturman Chair in Psychology

Asher Cohen (אשר כהן) is an Israeli psychologist. He has been the 14th President of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem since September 1, 2017, and holds the university's Samuel Sturman Chair in Psychology.

Biography[edit]

Asher Cohen graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem with a B.A. in Economics and an M.A. in Psychology.[1] He completed his doctoral and post-doctoral studies at the University of Oregon.[1]

Academic career[edit]

Cohen was a senior lecturer and Assistant Professor at Indiana University.[2][3]

Cohen returned in the early 1990s to the Hebrew University’s Department of Psychology, in the Faculty of Social Sciences.[1] From 2008 to 2012, he was the head of the university's Department of Psychology.[4] From 2012 to 2017, Cohen was the Hebrew University’s Rector.[3][5]

Cohen has been the 14th President of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem since September 1, 2017, succeeding Menahem Ben-Sasson, who was President of the University for eight years.[1] He holds the university's Samuel Sturman Chair in Psychology.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Office of the President | האוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים | The Hebrew University of Jerusalem". New.huji.ac.il. 2017-09-01. Retrieved 2020-01-18.
  2. ^ J G W Raaijmakers; Robert Goldstone; Mark Steyvers; Amy Criss; Robert Nosofsky (2015). Cognitive Modeling in Perception and Memory: A Festschrift for Richard M. Shiffrin. Psychology Press. Retrieved 2020-01-18.
  3. ^ a b c "Spotlights; President Professor Asher Cohen," November 6, 2017.
  4. ^ Trachtman, Chaim (2017-08-23). "The Latest From The Classroom, And Beyond | Jewish Week". Times of Israel. Retrieved 2020-01-18.
  5. ^ "Prof. Asher Cohen Elected President of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem | האוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים | The Hebrew University of Jerusalem". New.huji.ac.il. 2017-09-01. Retrieved 2020-01-18.

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