BA - Sociology & Anthropology; Political Science, Tel Aviv University (1996).
MA - Political Science, Tel Aviv University (1998, magna cum laude).
PhD - Middle East & Mediterranean Studies, King's College, University of London (2001).
2021- Chair, Center for International Communication, Bar Ilan University
2019 - Associate Professor, Bar Ilan University
2016 - Senior Researcher, BESA (Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies), Bar-Ilan University.
2014 - Research Associate, The Kinneret Research Center in Memory of Dan Shomron, Kinneret College.
2013 - Associate Professor, Ariel University.
2012 - Head of the Dep. of Sociology and Anthropology, Ariel University.
2007 - Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Anthropology; Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Ariel University Center.
2009 - Research Associate, Samaria and Jordan Rift R&D Center.
2006 - Research Fellow, Center for Counter-Terrorism Studies, IDC, Herzliya.
2005-2010 Senior Lecturer, Department of Social Work, Sapir College.
2000-2004 Lecturer, Department of Politics and Government, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Grants, Awards, Citations, Honors, Fellowships
2014- Best Abstract - Lebel, U., "Penetrating National Grief Regime: 'Reframing Loss' as a Terror Casualties' Families Recovery Strategy – A Study in Political-Psychology of Bereavement", 10th International Conference on Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society, Hong Kong University, 11-14 June 2014.
2013 - Lebel, U. and Lewin, E., "Civil Military Relations: An Inter Organization Research", The Mediterranean Research Center, Ariel University, 10,000 NIS
2012 - Ministry of Science scholarship for the research "Democratic Skills and Political Efficacy", Research Proposal ranked as A+ 250,000 NIS Grant (with Dr. Miriam Billig).
2012 - Samaria and Jordan Valley Research and Development Foundation, Ministry of Science & Ariel University Center Prize for the research: "Regional Framing: The Judea and Samaria's Settlements in the Eyes of the Kibbutz Movement" (with Dr. Miriam Billig)
- Israel Prime Minister Award for the book: The Road to the Pantheon (Jerusalem: Carmel Publishers, 2007)
2011 - Samaria and Jordan Valley Research and Development Foundation, Ministry of Science & Ariel University Center Prize for the research: “Scientific Framing: Judea and Samaria in the Academic Discourse” (with Eytan Orkibi)
2009 - Prize by the Samaria and Jordan Valley Research and Development Foundation, Ministry of Science & Ariel University Center for the study: “State Separation or Political Elite: The Pre-Military Seminars”.
2009 - Ministry of Defense & Samaria and Jordan Valley Research Foundation Prize for “Epistemic Authorities and Memory in the Post-Nationalism Era: Students in the Ministry of Defense's Museums”.
2006 - Menachem Begin Center Award for research on “The Politics of Commemoration for the Fallen in Israel’s Underground”
2006 - The Bereavement Foundation (Keren Hashchol), Tel Aviv University: Prize for the study: “Blame and Forgiveness among Bereaved Parents: political aspects” (with N. Ronel).
2005 - Peleg-Billig Center for Conjugal Research, Department of Psychology, Bar-Ilan University: research grant for “Conjugal Couples in Uniform: the Israeli Family, Militarism and Bereavement” (with Dr. Noah Wiltzensky).
2004 - Research Bureau of the National Insurance Institute [Israel]: 73,000-shekel grant for research project: “Victims of Terrorist Activities - Rehabilitation and Political Aspects”.
2003 - Ben-Gurion Institute for Zionist Studies (Sde Boker) grant for completing and publishing the research: Eztel, Lehi and the Israeli Politics of Memory.
2001 - Prize for Doctoral Research: Jabotinsky Institute Prize for Doctoral Research: Yad Tabenkin Research and Documentation Center of the Kibbutz Movement.
1998 - MA Degree - Magna Cum Laude, Tel Aviv University
MA Thesis: The Second Channel [Television] Award for Excellence in Media Research.
Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Social Sciences: Dean’s Award of Excellence, MA studies in Political Science, including scholarship for 1997/98.