Prof. Einat Tomer

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Prof. Tomer Einat
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CURRENT POSITION
Professor, Senior lecturer, Department of Criminology, Bar-Ilan University.

 

EDUCATION

2013-2014 - Visitor fellow, Institution of criminology, University of Cambridge, UK.

2002 - Post-Doctoral Research, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, the university  of             Maryland

2001 - Ph.D., Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem,                          Jerusalem, Israel.                        

1997 - MA., Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem,                            Jerusalem, Israel.                          

1992 - BA., The Departments of Criminology, Sociology and Anthropology, Faculty of Social                      Sciences, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel.                       .


PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

2016-present - Member of the academic board - Glimpse to Prison Journal

2016-present - Professional Counselor – The Academic Advisory Forum for the Israeli Police Commissioner

2016-2017 - Professional councler, The Public Administration for the Preparation of the Israeli National Outline Program for Prisons. The Israeli Ministry of Finance, Planning Administration, Budgeting and Management Department. AlephBet Planners LTD.

2016-2017 The American Society of Criminology Subarea Chair for the Corrections Section              under the Criminal Justice Policy and Practice area

2015 - Chairman, The Israeli Society of Criminology.

2013 - present: Editorial Board Member: International Journal of Research in Applied, Natural and              Social Sciences.             

2012 - present: Editorial Board Member: International Journal of Political Science, Law and                          International Relations.

2012 - present: Editorial Board Member: Journal of Political Science, Law and International                        Relations.

2012 - Professional counselor: The Dorner committee for the examination of the punitive policy in              Israel.

2010 - present; Member of the Israeli Inmates' Rehabilitation Authority Research                                        Committee.

2009 - present; Member of the Israeli Prison Service, "Neve-Tirza" Female Prison Steering                        Committee.

2009 - present; Member of the Israeli Prison Service Research Committee.

2007 - present; Lecturer, Department of Criminology, Bar-Ilan University.

2005 - present; Member of the Punishment and Incarceration Committee, the Israeli Society of                  Criminology.

2003 - 2010 - Senior lecturer, Department of Criminology, Kinneret Academic College on the Sea                          of Galilee.

2003 - 2006 - Senior lecturer, Division of Criminology and criminal justice, Department of                                        Behavioral Sciences, Emek Yezreel College.

2003 - 2006 - Teacher, Institute of Criminology, Department of Law, The Hebrew University of                                Jerusalem.

2001 - 2002 - Research Fellow, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of                                Maryland.

2000 - 2001 - Lecturer, Institute of Criminology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem,                            Israel.

1997 - 2001 - Teaching Assistant, Institute of Criminology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem,                            Jerusalem, Israel.

1996 - 2001 - Head of the Criminology Department, Bar-Ilan University, Zefat Academic College,                            Zefat, Israel.

1996 - 2001 - Lecturer, Bar-Ilan University, Zefat Academic College, Zefat, Israel.

1995 - 2001 - Lecturer, Bar-Ilan University, Judah and Samaria Academic College.

1995 - 1997 - Lecturer, the Open University of Israel, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

1995 - 1996 - Lecturer, University of South Africa (UNISA), Tel-Aviv, Israel. 


AD HOC REFEREE AND REVIEWER

  • The Journal of Experimental Criminology
  • The Journal of Sociolinguistics
  • Society & Welfare Journal
  • Trends and Issues in Victimology (Book)
  • Glimpse to Prison (Journal)
  • The implementation of the "12-steps" program as a professional manipulation (Book)
  • The Israeli Road Safety National Authority (reviewer of research proposals)
  • The Israeli Anti-Drug and Alcohol Authority (reviewer of research and grant proposals)
  • Sociological Focus
  • Hamishpat
  • Juvenile Delinquency in Israel (Book)
  • International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology
  • Justice Quarterly
  • Violence and Victims
  • Israeli Criminology
  • Positive criminology: The good can overcome the bad (Book)
  • American Journal of Criminal Justice
  • International Journal of Criminology and Sociology
  • The Prison Journal
  • Law & Social Inquiry 

Publications

BOOKS

(Author)

1. Einat, T. (2005). Incarcerated language: The life and words between the prison walls. Tel-Aviv and Jerusalem: Shoken Publishers.

2. Einat, A. & Einat, T. (2007). Accusation script: Learning disabilities, school truancy, and delinquency. Tel-Aviv: Hakibutz Hameuchad Pubishing House.

3. Cabalion, G., Einat, T., Shavit, G. & Shoham, S. G. (2009). Crimes and Punishments: An introduction to penology and criminal justice. Kiriat-Bialik: Ach Publishing House.

4. Einat, T. & Einat, A. (Eds.) (2009). Voices from within the prison walls: Anthology of prisoners' works. Jerusalem: Carmel Publishing House.

5. Einat, T. & Chen, G. (2010). Women's prison: The backyard of Israeli society. Tel-Aviv: Resling Publishing House.

6. Einat, T. & Malki, S. The Inclusion and its Breakdown. Glilit Publishing house (In Press).

 

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

1. Einat, T. (2002). Imposition and enforcement of criminal fines in Israel. In: G. Carley (Ed.), MBU International note - use and enforcement of fines. UK Home Office: Research Development Statistics, Ministerial Briefing Unit.

2. Einat, T. (2005). Soldiers, sausages, and deep sea diving: Language, culture and coping in Israeli prisons. In: A. Liebling & S. Maruna (Eds.), The effects of imprisonment (pp. 285-305). Callompton, Devon: Willan Publishing.

3. Crewe, B. & Einat, T. (2007). Argot. In: Y. Jewkes & J. Bennett (Eds.), Dictionary of prisons and punishment (pp. 16-17). Cullompton, Devon: Willan Publishing (A peer-reviewed entry).

4. Einat, T. (2007). Homosexuality in prison. In: Y. Jewkes & J. Bennett (Eds.), Dictionary of prisons and punishment (pp. 121-122). Cullompton, Devon: Willan Publishing (A peer-reviewed entry).

5. Einat, T. The history of fines. In: D. Weisburd (Ed.), Encyclopedia of criminology and criminal justice. New York: Springer.

6. Einat, T. (2014). Sex in prison: International contexts. In: C. D. Marcum & T. L. Castle (Eds.), Sex in prison: Myths and Realities. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

7. Einat, T. Love, warmth, and sexual gratification or, rather, manipulation of power and abuse: Female inmates' attitudes toward same-sex sexualrelationships in a maximum-security prison. In: F. Columbus (Ed.), Prisons, population, health conditions and recidivism. Nova Science Publishers, Inc (In Press).

8. Einat, T. & Chen, G. (2016). Physical and Mental Health Issues of Israeli Women Inmates. In: C. Reeves (Ed.), Experiencing Imprisonment. London, UK: Routledg3.

9. Einat, T. & Becker, G. Crime and punishment in Israel. In: W. G. Jennings (Ed.), The encyclopedia of crime and punishment. Wiley-Blackwell (In Press).

10. Einat, T. Conjugal Visits. In: R. Kerley., H. Copes., S. De Li., J. Lane & S. Sharp (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Corrections. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell (In Press). 

11. Einat, T. Experiences of male partners of female prisoners. In: M. Hutton & D. Moran (eds.), Handbook of prison and the family. London: Palgrave MacMillan (invited chapter) (in press).

 

ARTICLES IN REFEREED JOURNALS/PERIODICALS

1. Einat, T. (1999). The Israeli prison argot - a central characteristic of the prison subculture. Society and Welfare, 19, 337-358.

2. Einat, T. (1999). How effective is criminal fine enforcement in the Israeli criminal justice system? Israel Law Review, 33, 322-338.

3. Einat, T. (2000). Inmate argot as an expression of prison subculture: The Israeli case. The Prison Journal, 80, 309-325.

4. Einat, T. (2002). Criminal fine enforcement in Israel: Administration, difficulties, and recommendations. Bar Ilan Law Studies, 19(1), 167-204.

5. Einat, T. (2002). Shock-incarceration programs in the Israeli sanctioning policy: Toward a new mode of punishment. Israel Law Review, 36(1), 147-177.

6. Einat, T. (2004). Criminal fine enforcement in Israel: Administration, policy, evaluation, and recommendations. Punishment & Society, 6(2), 175-194.

7. Einat, T. (2005). The attitudes and practices of Israeli adult probation officers regarding the use of the criminal fine. The Prison Journal, 80(2), 204-222.

8. Einat, T. & Wall, A. (2006). Language, culture, and behavior in prison: The Israeli case. The Asian Journal of Criminology, 1(2), 173-189.

9. Einat, T. & Einat, A. (2007). Learning disabilities among Israeli adult male inmates. Glimpse into Prison, 11, 52-63.

10. Einat, T. & Einat, A. (2007). Learning disabilities and delinquency: A study of Israeli prison inmates. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 52(4), 416-434.

11. Einat, T. (2008). Sentencing rationales, judicial discretion, and the practices of criminal fines in Israel. Journal of Criminal Justice, 36(5), 444-452.

12. Einat, T. & Einat, A. (2008). Difficulties in reading-writing abilities and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among Israeli prison inmates: An exploratory study. Society & Welfare, 28(2-3), 247-267.

13. Einat, T. & Einat, A. (2008). Systematic disabilities of learning disabilities: A qualitative and quantitative analysis of the relations between learning disabilities, school dropout, and criminal behavior. Issues in Special Education and inclusion, 23(2), 5-18 ordered financial obligations. Criminology & Public Policy, 7(1), 9-36.

14. Weisburd, D., Einat, T. & Kowalski, M. (2008). The miracle of the cells: An experimental study of interventions to increase payment of court ordered financial obligations. Criminology & Public Policy, 7(1), 9-36.

15. Chen, G. & Einat, T. (2009). Criminal patterns and drug addiction among female-inmates. Glimpse into Prison, 12, 50-61.

16. Einat, T. (2009). Inmate harassment and rape: An exploratory study of seven maximum- and medium-security male prisons in Israel. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 53(6), 648-664.

17. Weisburd, D., Einat, T. & Kowalski, M. (2009). Does deterrence work after all? The threat of incarceration as a means of increasing payment of court-ordered financial obligations. Glimpse into Prison, 12, 86-103.

18. Einat, T. & Chen, G. (2010). To be silent or not to be silent - this is the question: Gossip and informers among female-prison inmates. Glimps into Prison, 13, 15-31.

19. Einat, T. & Herzog, S. (2011). Understanding the relationship between perceptions of crime seriousness and recommended punishment: An exporatory comparison of adults and adolescents. Criminal Justice Series: A Critical Journal of Crime, Law, and Society, 24(1), 3-21.

20. Einat, T., Parchev, O., Litvin, A., Michaeli, A. & Zelikovich, G. (2011). Letting the fox guard the chicken coop: Oversight, transparency, and violation of human rights in the Israeli penal system. Criminal Justice Series: A Critical Journal of Crime, Law, and Society, 24(3), 255-268.

21. Lallo, M. & Einat, T. (2011). To punish or not to punish: Students' attitudes toward the punishment of offenders. Glimpse into Prison, 14, 199-213.

22. Einat, T. & Herzog, S. (2011). A new perspective for delinquency: Culture conflict measured by seriousness perceptions. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 55, 1072-1095.

23. Einat, T. (2011). Inmates say 'no' to homosexual relationships in prison: An exploratory study. Israeli Criminology, 1, 55-88.

24. Einat, T. & Chen, G. (2012). Female inmates' perspectives toward consensual same-sex sexual relationships in an Israeli prison. International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, 36(1), 25-44.

25. Einat, T. & Chen, G. (2012). Gossip in a mzximum-security female prison - an exploratory study. Women and Criminal Justice, 22(2), 108-134.

26. Einat, T. & Chen, G. (2012). What's love got to do with it? Sex in a female maximum-security prison. The Prison Journal, 92(4), 484-505.

27. Einat, T. (2013). Rape and consensual sex in male Israeli prisons: Are there differences with Western prisons? The Prison Journal, 93(1), 80-101.

28. Einat, T. Correctional boot camps: A proposal for an innovative change in the Israeli punitive system policy. Criminality and Social Deviance. (In Press).

29. Einat, T. The subculture of Israeli jails: Customs, values, behavioral codes, and lingo. Criminality and Social Deviance. (In Press).

30. Einat, T. & Herzog, S. Moral judgment, crime seriousnessm and the relations betweenthem: An exploratory study. Crime & Delinquency. (In Press).

31. Einat, T. & Livnat, Z. Words, values, and identities: The Israeli argot (jargon) of prisoners. Hebrew and Semitic Languages. (In Press).

32. Einat, T. & Rabinovitz, S. A warm touch in a cold cell: Inmates' views of conjugal visits in a maximum-security women's prison in Israel. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. (In Press).

33. Einat, T. & Einat, A. To learn or not to learn - this is the question: Learning disabled inmates' attitudes toward school, scholastic experiences, and onset of criminal behavior. The Prison Journal. (In Press).

34. Einat, T., Ben-Simon, M. & Gilboaa, A. The impact of relaxing music on prisoners' level of anxiety and anger. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. (In Press).

35. Einat, T., Aviram, I. & Rabinovitz, S. Barred from each other: Why normative husbands remain married to incarcerated wives - an exploratory study. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. (In Press).

36. Einat, T., Parchev, O., Litvin, A., Michaeli, A. & Zelokovich, G. Oversight and transparency in the Israeli penal system. The Prison Journal. (In Press).

37. Malki, S. & Einat, T. The integration and its breakdown: Major problems regarding the integration of learning-disabled pupils in regular educational frameworks. Dapim. (In Press).

38. Zemel, O., Einat, T. & Ronel, N. The impact of introspection and resilience on abstention and desistance from delinquent behavior among adolescents at risk. The European Journal of Criminology (In Press).

39. Einat, T. & Chen, G. To punish or not to punish - that is the question: Attitudes of criminology and criminal justice students in Israel toward punishment. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology (In Press).

40. Einat, T. & Michaeli, N. Justice, justice you shall pursue: THe relationship between participation in altruistic and anonymous acts of grace and abstention from criminal behavior among adolescents at risk. Glimpse to Prison (In Press).

41. Einat, T., Einat, A., Gura, M. & Segev, A. No illiterate or poor-reader Prisoner should be left behind: Teaching Non-Native Criminal Prisoners to Read through Cognitive Processing of Emotions. Journal of Correctional Education (In Press).

42. Einat, T., Einat, A., Gura, M. & Segev, A. The impact of bibliodidactics on success in learning to read among non-native criminal inmates. The Prison Journal (In Press).

43. Einat, T. The Wounded Healer: Self-Rehabilitation of Prisoners through Providing Care and Support to Physically and Mentally Challenged Inmates. Journal of Crime and Justice.DOI: 10.1080/0735648x.2015.1095647. 

44. Michaeli, N. & Einat. T. Personal development and empowerment of adolescents at-risk by way of altruistic and anonymous activity: A qualitative perspective. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. Doi:10.1177/0306624X16641073. 

45. Einat, T. & Malki, S. To include or not to include – this is the question: Attitudes of inclusive teachers in Israel toward the inclusion of pupils with learning disabilities in elementary schools. Education Citizenship and Social Justice

46. Einat, T., Einat, A., Gura, M. & Segev, A. Prisoners reading themselves: The perceived impact of the personal story – as a tool for learning reading – on the emotional and social world of illiterate prisoners. Dapim (in press). 

47. Einat, T., Einat, A., Gura, M., & Segev, A. From Genesis to Leviticus (to Reading): The Impact of Bibliodidactics on Success in Learning to Read among Criminal Inmates. Israeli Criminology. (Heb). 

48. Heller, R. & Einat, T. Does peer-mentoring assist in self-medication? A qualitative analysis of the attitudes of mentor-prisoners working in a unique "mind and body" prison center. Israeli Criminology (in press).

49.Hukugli, Z., Einat, T. & Liebling, A. Rhizomatic spaces and the therapeutic potential of music in prison: A qualitative meta-synthesis. Qualitative Research in Psychology (in press).  

 

Research

 

  • Penology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Male and Female Prisons
  • Intermediate Sanctions and Alternatives to Incarceration
  • Women and crime
  • Learning disabilities  and Criminal Behavior

 

Courses

UNDERGRADUATE:

B.A:    

2003-2006:     Introduction to Sociology

2003-2008:     Community and crime

2005-2009:     Total institutions

2007-2009:     Judgment, punishment, and rehabilitation

2005-2010:     Introduction to Criminology

2003-present: Alternatives to imprisonment

2006-present: Israeli prisons: An outside and inside overview

2007-present  The Israeli Prison System: Between Theory and Practice

 

GRADUATE:

M.A:  

1997-2001:     Issues regarding law enforcement

2001:              Imprisonment and its implications - theory and practice

2009-2010:     The Criminal Enforcement System and crime prevention

2009-present: Theory and practice regarding the Penal System

2013-present: Women Criminality

2013-present: Advanced Theories in Criminology