Dan Rabinowitz is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at Tel Aviv University and faculty at the Arava Institute. His fields of interest include the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the environment. He is an advocate for a multi-and interdisciplinary approach to environmental studies. Professor Rabinowitz previously taught at University of Toronto, Princeton University, New York University, and Columbia University. Along with dozens of academic articles, he published the first comprehensive book in Hebrew about global warming. He most recently published, The Power of Deserts: Climate Change, the Middle East and the Promise of a post-Oil Era (Stanford University Press, 2020). Professor Rabinowitz received his Ph.D. from Cambridge University (1990).