Amos Zehavi is a senior lecturer with a joint appointment at the departments of political science and public policy at Tel Aviv University and is a visiting professor at the Munk School of Global Affairs (2017). His main areas of interest are the social aspects of innovation policy, comparative social policy, the political implications of privatization, and mechanisms of institutional change.

He has recently published in Research Policy Comparative Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Administration & Society, Regulation & Governance, and Social Policy and Administration.

His edited volume, Policy Analysis in Israel, was published by Polity Press in 2016.