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Higher Education

2003-2004     

Postdoctoral fellow at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, Institute of Criminology, and

Department of Psychology. Host Prof. Landau and Prof. Greenbaum.

2002-2003     

Postdoctoral fellow at the Chapin Hall Center for Children at the

University of Chicago. Host Prof. Daro.

1999-2002      

Ph.D., School of Social Work and Social Welfare, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

1996-1999      

M.A., School of Social Work and Social Welfare, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

1993-1996      

B.A., School of Social Work and Social Welfare, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

(with honors).

 

Awards and Excellence Scholarships

 

2007-2010      

MA`OF Fellowship, established by the Kahanoff Foundation.

2005–2006     

Golda Meir Fellow.

2006               

The most distinguished scientific contribution article of the year. American Educational Research

Association, Division of Human Development (publication #8).

2003-2004      

Golda Meir Postdoctoral Award.

2002-2003     

Fullbright Postdoctoral Award.

2000-2002      

Rector's scholarship given to excellent research students.

1998               

Scholarship from the JDC - Brookdale institution.

3/1998            

Golda Meir Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement for the 1997 academic year. 

1996               

Zipora Boomsten Grant.

1995               

Harold Morris Award.

 

Appointments at the Hebrew University

2016               

Full Professor, School of Social Work and Social Welfare, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem,

Israel.

April, 2013    

Associate Professor, School of Social Work and Social Welfare, the Hebrew University of

Jerusalem, Israel.

Sep, 2009       

Senior Lecturer, School of Social Work and Social Welfare, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem,

Israel.

2005 -2009     

Lecturer, School of Social Work and Social Welfare, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

2004-2005      

Instructor, School of Social Work and Social Welfare, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem,

Israel.

2000–2002     

Instructor, School of Social Work and Social Welfare, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem,

Israel.

1998-2000      

Teaching Assistant, School of Social Work and Social Welfare, the Hebrew University of

Jerusalem, Israel.

1995-2000      

Research Assistant, School of Social Work and Social Welfare, the Hebrew University of

Jerusalem, Israel.

 

Additional Functions

2019               

Dean, School of Social Work and Social Welfare, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

2017               

Head steering committee “policy of diversity”: part of the “Israeli Hope in the Academia”.  

2016-2017      

Visiting Professor, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work

University of Toronto

2016-              

 Member, Global Young Academy

2015 –            

Member, The Israel Young Academy.

2014 – Present

Advisor for Minority Affairs to Hebrew University President.

2012–2014       

In charge of the recruitment of new students at the Hebrew University.

2012–Present  

ember, The Hebrew University Senate.

2012–Present  

Member, Academic Policy Committee, The Hebrew University.

2012–Present  

Member, Academic Committee, Levin Center for the Normal and Psychopathological

Development of the Child and Adolescent.

2012–Present  

Member, Gender Committee, The Hebrew University.

Reviewer for peer-reviewed journals (alphabetic order):

Aggressive Behavior

American Journal of Orthopsychiatry

American Sociological Review

Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy         

British Journal of Developmental Psychology

British Journal of Psychology

Child Abuse & Neglect

Child and Family Social Work

Children and Youth Services Review

Child Indicators Research

Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education

Educational Research and Reviews

European Journal of Psychology of Education

Health Education Research

Israeli Criminology (Hebrew)

Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma

Journal of Community Psychology

Journal of Educational Media, Memory, and Society       

Journal of Experimental Criminology

Journal of Family Violence

Journal of Welfare and Society (Hebrew)

MAGAMOT  (Hebrew)

Mifgash, Journal of Social-Educational Work (Hebrew)

PLOS ONE

Social Issues in Israel (Hebrew)

Social Security (Hebrew)

Sociological Focus

Violence and Victims

 

Reviewer of research proposals:

German-Israeli Foundation

Israel Science Foundation

Twenty two M.A. theses

Five Ph.D. dissertations

United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation

Member of ten review committees for doctoral students

 

Research Grants:

2015               

Halbert Centre Research Exchange Program in Canadian Studies, Motivations for Cyber

Bullying: A Longitudinal and Multi-Perspective Inquiry

(7,500$). Khoury-Kassabri, M.

2013–2015     

Israel Science Foundation (ISF). Juvenile Delinquency and Violence of Arab Youth in Israel:

The Contribution of Individual, Family, Peer, and Community Factors. Khoury-Kassabri, M.

(59,400$).

2012–2014    

Warburg Fund, Violence among Jewish and Arab Youth in Israel: The Contribution of individual

and Contextual Factors (10,000$). Khoury-Kassabri, M.

2010–2011     

Halbert Centre Research Exchange Program in Canadian Studies, Evaluating a Cyber Risk and

Cyber Safety Educational Intervention Program (9,962$). Khoury-Kassabri, M.

2009–2011     

Anita Morawetz Fund for Research on Children at Risk, The Contribution of Self-Efficacy,

Attitudes towards the Use of Violence, and Contextual Factors to the Actual Use of Violence

toward Children among Arab Preschool Teachers in Israel (15,000$). Khoury-Kassabri, M.;

Attar-Schwartz, S., & Zur, H.

2008–2009    

Warburg Fund, Parental Discipline in Childhood and its Links to Socio-Emotional Functioning

in Early Adulthood among Arab and Jewish University Students (10,000$). Khoury-Kassabri, M.

& Davidov, M.

2006–2008     

Israel Foundations Trustees, The relationship between teachers' self efficacy and attitudes toward

the use of violence and teachers' use of violence toward students. (20,000$). Khoury-Kassabri,

M.

 

2007–2008     

Yad Hanadiv, Media Campaign to reduce school violence

(70,000$).  Benbenishty, R. & Khoury-Kassabri, M.

2006–2007     

Warburg Fund, The development of the understanding of children rights and of child participation in a cultural and religious comparative perspective (12,500$). Ben-Arieh, A. & Khoury-Kassabri, M. (publications #18, 22, 24)

2005–2006     

Warburg Fund, Predicting recidivism among youth in treatment of probation officers (6,500$). Khoury-Kassabri, M. (publication #26)

2004–2005     

Ministry of Education, Violence in Israeli Schools. (120,000$)

Benbenishty, R., & Khoury-Kassabri, M. (publications #6,10,13,16,19,20,21,25,27)

2004–2005     

Yad Hanadiv, The Contribution of School Climate to Academic

Attainment. (50,000$). Benbenishty, R., & Khoury-Kassabri, M.

 

Teaching at the Hebrew University

a) Supervision of Master’s and Doctoral Degree students in the last five years

Master’s degree students:

2011–2013            Inbar Zur

2011–2014            Nabeh Khoury

2011–2014            Rabab Ali

2012–2014           Helen Ben-Dahan

2012–2014           Hia Mahagna

2015-2015, July  Michal Fass (co supervising with Prof. Hans M. Koot, University of Amsterdam)

b)   Doctoral degree student:

2013–2016

Adeem Massarwa

2013–2018

Yoa Michal Sorek (co supervising with Prof. Asher Ben-Arieh)

2018–

Lana Jeries

2018–

Haim Dyan

Post-doctoral Fellows and Visitors (6 months or longer)

2017

Michal Levy

 

List of Publications

Doctoral Dissertation

  1. Khoury-Kassabri, M. (2002). The relationship between school ecology and students victimization. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Supervisor: Benbenishty, R. (publications # 7, 8).

Chapters in Collections

  1. Astor, R.A., Benbenishty, R., & Khoury-Kassabri, M. (2002). Jewish and Arab teachers views of school violence in their own schools: An empirical study. In A.O. Khaled (Ed.) The Arab educational system and school violence.  A joint publication of the Brookdale Research Institute and the Psychological/ Consultation Services of the Education Ministry. Jerusalem, Israel. (Arabic and Hebrew)

  2. Astor, R.A., Khoury-Kassabri, M., Benbenishty, R.,& Haj-Yahia, M. M.(2003). Teachers’ perception of violence in their schools: Comparison between Jewish and Arab teachers. In K. Abu-Asba (Ed.), The coping of Arab schools with violence: Theory and practice (pp.117-133). Jerusalem: JDC- Brookdale Institute. (Hebrew)

  3. Benbenishty, R., Khoury-Kassabri, M., Astor, R. A. (2005). Victimization of children and juveniles to school violence. In G. Rahav and Y. Wozner (Eds.), Youth in Israel: 2004 (pp.45-73). Tel-Aviv, Israel: The Interdisciplinary Center for Children and Youth Study, Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University. (Hebrew)

  4. Khoury-Kassabri, M., Benbenishty, R.,& Astor, R.A.(2005). The principals' perspective on school violence in Israel. In E. Paldi (Ed.) Education in the test of time (pp.309 - 336). Tel Aviv: The Teacher's organization for the promotion of teaching and education. (Hebrew)

  5. Khoury-Kassabri, M. (2009). An ecological view of student violence in Arab schools". In: E. Rekhess and A. Rudnitzky (Eds.), Arab Youth in Israel: Caught between Prospects and Risk (pp. 60-66). Tel Aviv University: The Konrad Adenauer Program for Jewish-Arab Cooperation, 2008. (Hebrew)

  6. Khoury-Kassabri, M.  & Mikulincer, M. (2014). Emotional and academic diversity in early childhood. In Arcavi, A. & and Mandel-Levy, N. (Eds.), Education for all and for each and every one in the Israeli education system (pp. 49-73) Jerusalem: The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.

  7. Massarwa, A. & Khoury-Kassabri, M. (Accepted).  Risk and protective factors for Palestinian-Arab youth violence.  In Nasser-abualhija, F. & Israelashvili, M. (Eds.), Education in the Arab Society.

Articles:

  1. Benbenishty, R., Zeira, A., Astor, R.A., & Khoury-Kassabri, M.(2002). Maltreatment of primary school students by educational staff in Israel. Child Abuse & Neglect, 26, 1291-1309.

  2. Khoury-Kassabri, M., Benbenishty, R., Astor, R., & Zeira, A. (2004). The contribution of community, family and school variables on student victimization. American Journal of Community Psychology, 34, 187-204.

  3. Khoury-Kassabri, M., Benbenishty, R., & Astor, R.(2005). The effects of school climate, socioeconomic, and cultural factors on school victimization in Israel. Social Work Research, 29, 165-180.

  4. Benbenishty, R., Khoury-Kassabri, M., & Astor, R. (2006). A national study of school violence. Mifgash, Journal of Social-Educational Work, 23, 15-43. (Hebrew).

  5. Ben-Arieh, A., Khoury-Kassabri, M., & Haj-Yahia, M.M. (2006). Generational, ethnic, and national differences in attitudes toward the rights of children in Israel and Palestine. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 76, 381-388.

  6. Khoury-Kassabri, M. (2006). Student victimization by educational staff in Israel. Child Abuse & Neglect, 30, 691-707.

  7. Khoury-Kassabri, M. (2006). Students' exposure to violence by their school staff. Mifgash, Journal of Social-Educational Work, 23, 83-101. (Hebrew).

  8. Khoury-Kassabri, M., Haj-Yahia, M.M., & Ben-Arieh, A. (2006). Adolescents' approach toward children rights: Comparison between Jewish and Palestinian children from Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Children and Youth Services Review, 28, 1060-1073.

  9. Khoury-Kassabri, M., Astor, R., & Benbenishty, R. (2007). Weapon use in Israeli schools: The contribution of individual and school factors. Health, Education, & Behavior, 34, 453-470.

  10. Attar- Schwartz, S., & Khoury-Kassabri, M., (2008). Indirect versus verbal forms of victimization at school: The contribution of student, family, and school variables. Social Work Research, 32, 159-170.

  11. Benbenishty, R., Astor, R.A., & Khoury-Kassabri, M.(2008). Preventing and coping with violence in the education system: A policy proposal. Dapim, 46, 93-114. (Hebrew)    

  12. Ben-Arieh, A.,& Khoury-Kassabri, M. (2008). Attitudes toward and understanding of children rights among middle school students in Jerusalem: The role of family values and patterns, nationality, and religion. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 78, 359-368. 

  13. Khoury-Kassabri, M., Astor, R., & Benbenishty, R. (2008). Student victimization by school staff in the context of an Israeli national school safety campaign. Aggressive Behavior, 34, 1-8.

22.Khoury-Kassabri, M., & Attar- Schwartz, S.(2008). Student victimization by peers: Comparison between Bedouin and Non-Bedouin Arab students in Israel. Journal of School Violence, 7, 1-21. 
  1. Khoury-Kassabri, M., & Attar- Schwartz, S.(2008). Student Victimization by Peers in Arab schools in Israel. Journal of Welfare and Society, 28, 203-223. (Hebrew)

  2. Khoury-Kassabri, M., & Ben-Arieh, A. (2008). Adolescents' approach toward children’s rights: Comparison between Christian, Jewish, and Muslim children in Jerusalem. Journal of Social Issues, 64, 881-901.

25.Knafo, A., Orr-Daniel, A., & Khoury-Kassabri, M. (2008). Values as protective factors against violent behavior in Jewish and Arab high schools in Israel. Child Development, 79, 652-667. 
  1. Khoury-Kassabri, M., & Ben-Arieh, A. (2009). School climate and children's views of their rights: A multi-cultural perspective among Jewish and Arab adolescents. Children and Youth Services Review, 31, 97-103.

  2. Khoury-Kassabri, M., Astor, R., & Benbenishty, R. (2009). Middle Eastern adolescents’ perpetration of school violence against peers and teachers: A cross cultural and ecological analysis. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 24, 159-182.

  3. Khoury-Kassabri, M., Sharvet, R., Braver, E., & Livneh, H. (2009). An evaluation of group treatment program with youth referred to the juvenile probation service because of violent crime. Research on Social Work Practice, 20, 403-409.

  4. Khoury-Kassabri, M. (2009). The relationship between staff maltreatment of students and bully-victim group membership. Child Abuse & Neglect, 33, 914-923.

  5. Khoury-Kassabri, M. (2010). Attitudes of Arab and Jewish mothers toward punitive and non-punitive discipline methods. Child and Family Social Work, 15, 135-144.

  6. Khoury-Kassabri, M., & Straus, M.PI (2011). Discipline methods used by Arab and Jewish mothers of children Age 6 to 9 in Israel. Child Indicators Research, 4, 45-57.

  7. Khoury-Kassabri, M. (2011). Student victimization by peers in elementary schools: individual and teacher-class-level predictors. Child Abuse & Neglect, 35, 273–282.

  8. Khoury-Kassabri, M. (2012). The relationship between teacher self-efficacy and violence towards students as mediated by teacher's attitude. Social Work Research, doi:10.1093/swr/svs004. 

  9. Mishna, F., Khoury-Kassabri, M., Gadalla , T., & Daciuk, J. (2012). Risk factors for involvement in cyber bullying: victims, bullies and bully-victims. Children and Youth Services Review, 34, 63-70.

  10. Attar- Schwartz, S., Ben-Arieh, A., & Khoury-Kassabri, M. (2011). The geography of children’s welfare in Israel: The role of nationality, religion, socio-economic factors, and social workers availability. The British Journal of Social Work, 41, 1122–1139.

  11. Khoury-Kassabri, M., & Ben-Harush, A. (2012). Discipline methods within the Israeli education system: Arab and Jewish teachers’ Attitudes. The International Journal of Children's Rights, 20, 265 - 278.

  12. Mishna, F., Bogo, M., Root, J., Sawyer, J., & Khoury-Kassabri, M. (2012). “It just crept in”: The digital revolution and implications for social work practice.  Clinical Social Work Journal, 40(3), 277-286.

  13. Khoury-Kassabri, M. (2012). Perpetration of violence toward peers and teachers as predicted by student and class-level factor. Aggressive Behavior, 38, 253–262.

  14. Statland-Vaintraub, O., Khoury-Kassabri, M., Aszenstadt, M., & Amedi, S. (2012). Risk factors for involvement in delinquency among immigrants and native-born Israeli girls. Children and Youth Services Review, 34(10), 2052-2060.

  15. Statland-Vaintraub, O., &  Khoury-Kassabri, M., & Amedi, S. (2012). Risk factors for anti-social and delinquent behavior among girls in the division of at-risk youth.  Journal of Welfare and Society, 32, 401-424. (Hebrew)

  16. Aszenstadt, M., & Khoury-Kassabri, M.  (2013). The cultural context of juvenile justice policy in Israel. Journal of Social Policy, 42, 111-128. (Hebrew).

  17. Kravets-Fenner, Y., &  Khoury-Kassabri, M., Aszenstadt, M., & Amedi, S. (2013). Risk factors for delinquency and anti-social behavior among adolescents treated by the division of at-risk youth. Journal of Welfare and Society, 33(1), 41-70. (Hebrew).

  18. Davidov, M. & Khoury-Kassabri, M. (2013). Recollections of harsh discipline in childhood and depressive feelings in adulthood: The roles of culture and gender.  Children and Youth Services Review, 35(6), 1007-1014.

  19. Khoury-Kassabri, M., & Attar- Schwartz, S., (2014). Adolescents' reports of physical violence by peers in residential care settings: An ecological examination. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 29(4), 659-682. 10/50 (Criminology & Penology).

  20. Khoury-Kassabri, M.,& Attar- Schwartz, S., & Zur, H.  (2014). The likelihood of using corporal punishment by kindergarten teachers: The role of parent-teacher partnership, attitudes, and religiosity. Child Indicators Research, 7(2), 369-386. 0.958; 31/89 (Social Science, Interdisciplinary).

  21. Khoury-Kassabri, M., Attar- Schwartz, S.,& Zur, H. (2014). Understanding the mediating role of corporal punishment in the association between maternal stress, efficacy, co-parenting and children's adjustment difficulties among Arab mothers. Child Abuse & Neglect, 38, 1078- 1082.

  22. Attar- Schwartz, S., & Khoury-Kassabri, M., (2015). Indirect and verbal victimization by peers among at-risk youth in residential care. Child Abuse & Neglect, 42, 84-98.

  23. Khoury-Kassabri, M., Khoury, N., & Ali, R. (2015). Arab youth involvement in delinquency and political violence and parental control: The mediating role of religiosity. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 85(6), 576 - 585.

  24. Khoury-Kassabri, M. (in press). The culture of honor and youth violence: The moderating role of ethnic affiliation. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.

  25. Zur, I.,  Khoruy-Kassabri, M., & Braver, E., (2015). Cyber bullying among delinquent adolescent treated in the juvenile probation service. Journal of Welfare and Society, 36, 33-64. (Hebrew)

  26. Mishna, F., Khoury-Kassabri, M., Schwan, K., Wiener, J., Craig, W., Beran, T., Pepler, D., & Daciuk, J. (2016). The contribution of social support to children and adolescents’ self-perception: The mediating role of bullying. Children and Youth Services Review, 63, 120 - 127.

  27. Khoury-Kassabri, M., Mishna, F., & Massarwa, A. (2016). Cyber bullying perpetration by Arab youth: The direct and interactive role of individual, family, and neighborhood characteristics. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1-27. doi: 10.1177/0886260516660975.

  28. Attar- Schwartz, S., & Khoury-Kassabri, M., (2016(. The moderating role of cultural affiliation in the link between emotional closeness to grandparents and adolescent adjustment difficulties and prosocial behavior. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 86(5), 564 – 572.

  29. Massarwa, A., & Khoury-Kassabri, M. (2016). Serious physical violence among Arab-Palestinian adolescents: The role of exposure to neighborhood violence, perceived ethnic discrimination, normative beliefs, and parental communication. Child Abuse & Neglect, 63, 233-244.

  30. Eseed, R., & Khoury-Kassabri, M. (2018). Alcohol use among Arab Muslim adolescents: A mediation-moderation model of family, peer and community factors. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 88(1), 88 – 98.

  31. Massarwa, A., & Khoury-Kassabri, M. (2018). The correlation between indirect violence and parent-child communication among Arab-Palestinian adolescents: Gender as moderator. Social Work Research, https://doi.org/10.1093/swr/svy019.

  32. Fass, N. M., Khoury-Kassabri, M., & Koot, M. H. (2018). Associations between Arab mothers’ self-efficacy and parenting attitudes and their children’s externalizing and internalizing behaviors: Gender differences and the mediating role of corporal punishment. Child Indicators Research, 11(4), 1369-1387.

  33. Attar- Schwartz, S., Mishna, F.,& Khoury-Kassabri, M., (2017). The role of classmate social support, peer victimization and gender in externalizing and internalizing behaviors among Canadian youth. Journal of Child and Family Studies, doi.org/10.1007/s10826-017-0852-z.

  34. Khoury-Kassabri, M.,  & Schneider, H.  (2018). The relationship between participation in physical activity programs, and self-reported antisocial behavior among youths at risk. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 35, 357 – 365. DOI 10.1007/s10560-017-0528-y.

  35. Massarwa, A., Eseed, R., & Khoury-Kassabri, M. (Accepted). The correlation between delinquent peers and perpetration of serious physical violence: Religiosity as a protective factor. Child Indicators Research.