Professor, Educational Administration Policy and Leadership, Abraham Shiffman Chair in Secondary Education, Seymour Fox School of Education, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Adam Nir is Professor of Educational Administration Policy and Leadership and the Abraham Shiffman Chair in Secondary Education at the Seymour Fox School of Education, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. He is the former Chair of the Department of Education at the Hebrew University and the past President of the International Society for Educational Planning (ISEP). Dr. Nir’s scholarship focuses on school autonomy decentralization and School-Based Management, educational planning, leadership and human resource management in public education. He is the editor of Centralization and school empowerment: From rhetoric to practice. Nova Science Publishers, New York (2009); The educational superintendent: Between trust and regulation: An international perspective. Nova Science Publishers, New York (2014); and the author of Educational accountability: Between consolidation and dissolution. Jerusalem/Tel Aviv: Van Leer and Ha'kibutz Ha'meuchad (2014) (in Hebrew); and Organizational change of public schools: From strategy to institutionalization, Haifa: Pardes Publishing House (2017) (in Hebrew).