Dr. Gali Perry

gali perry
Institute of Criminology

Gali Perry is a lecturer at the Institute of Criminology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She received her PhD from the Hebrew University in 2016, and then completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge. Her research focuses on political violence, and the policing of protest, political violence and terrorism. Gali is the recipient of the 2017 Golda Meir fellowship for early-career scholars and the 2019 Ellis and Alma Birk Prize in Law.



2011 – 2016  Ph.D., Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

2004 – 2006  M.A., Department of Criminology, Bar-Ilan University. Magna cum laude. 

2000 – 2003  B.A., Department of Psychology, the Open University, Tel-Aviv. Magna cum laude. 


Representative Publications 

Perry, G., and Jonathan-Zamir, T. (2020). Expectations, Effectiveness, Trust, and Cooperation: Public Attitudes Toward the Israel Police During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practicehttps://doi.org/10.1093/police/paaa060.

Jonathan-Zamir, T., Perry, G., and Weisburd, D. (2020). Illuminating the Concept of Community (Group)-Level Procedural Justice: A Qualitative Analysis of Protestors’ Group-Level Experiences with the Police. Criminal Justice and Behavior. https://doi.org/10.1177/0093854820983388.

Perry, G. (2020) Promoting protesters’ compliance: The effect of general perceptions of the police vs. police actions. Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice, https://doi.org/10.1093/police/paaa041.

Hasisi, B., Margalioth, Y., Jonathan-Zamir, T., Perry, G., Zamir, R., and Haviv, N. (2020). Mitigating the Consequences of Invasive Security Practices: A Quasi-Experimental Study in an(2020) Israeli Airport. Journal of Experimental Criminology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11292-020-09424-z.

Perry, S., Hasisi, B., and Perry, G. (2019). Lone terrorists: A study of run-over attacks in Israel. European Journal of Criminology, 16(1), 102-123.

Perry, G., and Hasisi, B. (2018). Closing the Gap: Promoting Suspect Communities’ Cooperation with Airport Security. Terrorism and Political Violence, 1-20.

 Perry, G., Wikström, P.O.H., and Roman, G.D. (2018). Differentiating right-wing extremism from potential for violent extremism: The role of criminogenic exposure. International Journal of Developmental Science, 12(1-2), 103-113.

Perry, S., Hasisi, B., and Perry, G. (2017). Who is the lone terrorist? A study of vehicle-borne attackers in Israel and the West Bank. Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, 1-15. 

 Perry, G., Jonathan-Zamir, T., and Weisburd, D. (2017). The Effect of Paramilitary Protest Policing on Protestors’ Trust in the Police: The Case of the “Occupy Israel” Movement. Law and Society Review, 51(3), 602-634.