Dahlia Scheindlin is a fellow at the Century Foundation. She is a public opinion expert and an international political and strategic consultant, as well as a scholar and a writer. She has advised and conducted research on seven national campaigns in Israel over twenty years, and has provided research and advising for elections, referendums, and civil society campaigns in fifteen different countries (Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Egypt, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine, the United States, and Zanzibar).
In the past, she has worked as a senior analyst for the Washington-based global firm Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research (GQRR), the director of international campaigns at GCS Issue Management, and a researcher at the Israel Democracy Institute. As an independent consultant, she conducts extensive public opinion and policy research on the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, the peace process (including working for Prime Minister Ehud Barak during the Camp David negotiations in 2000, through GQRR), along with issues of democracy, human rights, minority relations, religious identity, Arab-Jewish relations, and foreign affairs for a wide range of NGOs. She also conducts the ongoing joint Israeli–Palestinian public opinion survey together with the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research.
Scheindlin completed her PhD at Tel Aviv University in political science, where she wrote about unrecognized states emerging from ethno-nationalist conflicts (focusing on Kosovo, Northern Cyprus and Nagorno-Karabakh). She has taught as an adjunct lecturer at Tel Aviv University, Ben Gurion University, the Jezreel Valley College, and at Eastern Mediterranean University in Northern Cyprus. She has given individual lectures at Columbia, Oxford, Harvard, Princeton, the University of Pennsylvania, American University, and the George Washington University.
Scheindlin is a founding member and regular columnist at +972 Magazine. She has been a fellow at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights and is currently a policy fellow at Mitvim: The Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies, where she focuses on comparative conflict analysis. She is co-host of the podcast The Tel Aviv Review, on TLV1 Radio, together with Gilad Halpern.