Shai holds a BA in Communication Studies and European History and a MA in Environmental Studies, both form Tel-Aviv University, Israel. He wrote this postgraduate thesis on news-coverage of environmental campaigning in Israel, and worked for many years as a researcher and campaigner for environmental non-governmental organisations in Israel and the UK. His PhD research on hydro-policies discourse is fully funded by the University of Brighton, and is taken as part of Centre for Research in Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics (SECP) and the School of Media.
Shai is a member of the International Environment and Communication Association and the Israeli Communication Association.
Interest fields: environmental communication and politics, climate-resilience policies, climate-change coverage and discourse, social movements activism and the media and de-politicisation of discourse.
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