Faculty

Dr. Michal Altbauer-Rudnik

Dr. Michal Altbauer-Rudnik

Faculty Member

​Dr. Michal Altbauer-Rudnik is a historian with twenty years’ experience in teaching and education. For the last fifteen years she has taught historical thinking and Western culture at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Center for Pre-Academic Studies. Over the years, she has been awarded the Rothschild Foundation’s Yad Hanadiv scholarship, the Polonsky Prize, and many other prizes and scholarships for her work on the history of medicine, the history of emotions, and the pathologization of love. Michal carried out her research on these subjects over several years as a research fellow at a number of institutions, including the Mandel Scholion Interdisciplinary Research Center in the Humanities and Jewish Studies, and the Hebrew University’s Israel Institute for Advanced Studies.​