Dr. Sarai Aharoni is an Assistant Professor in the Gender Studies Program at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Previously, she was a visiting fellow at the University of Michigan and a postdoctoral fellow at the Hebrew University and the University of Haifa. Her research interests include the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, women in Israeli politics, feminist security studies and sexual violence in war. Her work has been published in various journals including Sex Roles, International Sociology, Politics & Gender, Social Politics, Security Dialogue and IFJP. Sarai is also active in various forums. She was a member of the International Women’s Commission (IWC) for peace (2006-2011) and is one of the founding members of the Haifa Feminist Institute (HFI), an independent feminist archive, library and research center that seeks to enhance local feminist voices and histories.