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Evgeny Tartakovsky

Professor
Department of Social Sciences
Tel Aviv University
Israel

Biography

Dr. Eugene (Evgeny) Tartakovsky is a Senior Lecturer at the Tel-Aviv University School of Social Work. He received an M.A. in clinical psychology from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and a Ph.D. from the School of Social Work at Ben-Gurion University in Beer-Sheba. Before joining Tel-Aviv University, Dr. Tartakovsky worked as a psychologist in an adolescent immigration program at the Israeli Ministry of Education and as a coordinator of children and family programs in the Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Dr. Tartakovsky has published over 40 articles and book chapters and has presented his works extensively at international conferences. He is the editor of two books: one on community psychology and another on immigration. Dr. Tartakovsky is a member of the American Psychological Association, International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, the International Academy for Intercultural Research, and the European Social Work Research Association. Dr. Tartakovsky consults governmental and non-governmental organizations on issues related to immigration and multiculturalism.

Research Interest

Family relationships and parenting in majority and minority populations. Culture of poverty: the beliefs, values, and cultural practices. Attitudes towards multiculturalism, immigrants, and immigration policy. Social work with immigrants and ethnic minorities.

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