Dr. Nitsan Almog

Director of Specialization in Integration and Inclusion, Department of Education and Society


Dr. Nitsan Almog is currently the Director of the Specialization in Integration and Inclusion in the Program of Education and Society. She has also served as a Lecturer in the School of Social Work at Bar Ilan University. Additionally, Dr. Almog is an advisor to the “Revolution in Higher Education Programs” of the National Insurance Institute. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Beit Izzie Shapira.  Previously, Dr. Almog held fieldwork positions including as Director of Disability Programs – Joint Israel and Commissioner for Employment of Persons with Disabilities in the Histadrut Labor Federation. Dr. Almog works to advance the field of disability studies in Israel and its inclusion in the country’s social and academic discourse.


Bar-Ilan University, School of Education (2011) "Academic and social adjustment of university students with visual impairment"
Psychology (cum laude), Open University (2005)

Teaching Areas

Disability studies, integration, and inclusion in education, social policy, and qualitative research.

Research interests

Students with disabilities and higher education in Israel, policies on employment of people with disabilities, personal narratives of people with disabilities, invisible disability, and disability identity.