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The Faculty of Humanities
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mount Scopus
Jerusalem, 9190501

Department Head and Director of Literature Studies: Prof. Ruth Fine,

Director of Historical Studies: Dr. Claudia Kedar,

Director of Linguistic Studies: Dr. Aldina Quintana,

Department Advisors for BA Students: Dr. Claudia Kedar and Mr. Itay Baruj,

Department Advisors for MA and PHD Students: Prof. Ruth Fine (Literature) and Dr. Claudia Kedar (History)


For administrative matters, please contact
Ms. Adva Cohen,
Tel. 02-5883616
Office hours: Sun., Mon., Wed., Thur., 10:00-13:00.
Room: 4502, Faculty of Humanities, Mount Scopus


Dr. Claudia Kedar

B.A./M.A./PhD advisor (History)
Room: 6620 (Humanities), Office hours: By appointment (set via email)

Research Interests: The history of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, and their relations with Latin America and the U.S.; U.S.-Latin American relations; the Washington Consensus; economic globalization; contemporary Argentina and Chile


PhD in History (2009, Tel-Aviv University). Claudia Kedar was a visiting postdoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), and Leonard Davis and Lady Davis postdoctoral fellow at the Hebrew University. Her book, "The International Monetary Fund and Latin America. The Argentine Puzzle in Context" (Temple University Press, 2013), received an honorable mention from the 2014 Luciano Tomassini Latin American International Relations Book Award (LASA). She has published in leading journals like the Hispanic American Historical Review, the Journal of Latin American Studies, and the Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Her new research project, "Nationalizations and privatizations in the making: the World Bank and Latin America, 1944-1995" is supported by an Individual Research Grant of the Israeli Science Foundation.