Ph.D. Psychology Department, Bar-Ilan University (1989), dissertation title: “Familial variables and Peer Group Exposure as Determinants of Social Orientation”; Ph.D. Department of Music, Bar-Ilan University (2001), dissertation title: On the Music and Social Characteristics of the ‘Songs of the Land of Israel’. Lecturer and director of the Israeli Folk Music Research Center. Ethnomusicologist with special interests in the Songs of the Land of Israel, musical culture of Israel and computer aided research in music.
Researcher, Shirei Eretz Israel (Songs of the Land of Israel)