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Sheizaf Rafaeli

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    Prof. Sheizaf Rafaeli

    Univesity of Haifa, Faculty of Management

    Professor Sheizaf Rafaeli (Ph.D., Stanford University) is Founding Director of the the Center for Internet Research and former Head of the Graduate School of Management (2005-2012), University of Haifa Israel. He is the founding editor of the Journal of Computer Mediated Communication (JCMC),  serves as director and member of numerous editorial boards, the board of LINKS (the national Center of Excellence on Learning in the Networked Society), and the Wikimedia Foundation board.

    His interests include Electronic Business, Information Studies, Computer Mediated Communication, Social Networks and their analysiscomputer-mediated collaboration and Online Games and Simulations.

     Rafaeli has studied and taught computers as media, and the social implications of new communication technologies. He has taught  numerous Information Systems' courses, and published in journals such as Behavior and Information Technology, Communication Research,  Computers and the Social Sciences, Computers and Human Behaviour (CHB), the Journal of CommunicationInformation and Software Technology, Information Systems Research (ISR)Information Systems Journal (ISJ), the European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS)the International Journal of Electronic Business, the International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS), Computers and Educationthe International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling (IJSPM), the Journal of Broadcasting and many othersHe has been writing a personal weekly column in the leading Israeli dailies  Calcalist, Haaretz, Globes and YNet for the last ten years.

    Sheizaf has served in research and teaching positions at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Ohio State University, the Open University, Michigan State University, IBM,  Stanford University, Technion, Israeli College of Management, IDC, University of Sydney, CIIM, and the University of MichiganHis personal homepage is here: