Dahlia Scheindlin is a fellow at Century International, based in Tel Aviv. 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 eight national campaigns in Israel over twenty years, and has provided research and advising for elections, referendums, and civil society campaigns in fifteen different countries and regions (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). She also consults on the issues of democracy, human rights, minority relations, religious identity, Arab–Jewish relations, and foreign affairs. She conducts the ongoing joint Israeli–Palestinian public opinion survey together with the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research.
Scheindlin completed her PhD in political science at Tel Aviv University, where she wrote about unrecognized states emerging from ethnonationalist 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 George Washington University, among others.
Scheindlin is a founding member of +972 Magazine. She was a fellow at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights (2013), a policy fellow at Mitvim, the Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies, where she focused on comparative conflict analysis in 2016–19. She co-hosts the podcast The Tel Aviv Review, on TLV1 Radio, together with Gilad Halpern, and co-hosted a podcast on the 2021 Israeli elections with Anshel Pfeffer at the newspaper Haaretz. Dahlia has written for The New York Times, Washington Post, The Guardian, Time, and other publications. She is a frequent commentator for international media, including CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera, France 24, CBC, and AFP.