David Levi-Faur (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) is a Professor for Political Science and Public Policy. He is currently the chair of the Federmann School of Public Policy and hold joint appointment with the Department of Political Science of the Hebrew University. He held research and teaching positions at the University of Haifa, the University of Oxford, the Freie Universität Berlin, the Australian National University and the University of Manchester. He held visiting positions in the London School of Economics, the University of Amsterdam, University of Utrecht and University of California (Berkeley). His work includes special issues of the Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences (The Global Diffusion of Regulatory Capitalism, co-edited with Jacint Jordana) and Governance (Varieties of Regulatory Capitalism). More recently he acted as editor of the he Oxford Handbook of Governance (OUP, 2012) and The Handbook of the Politics of Regulation (Edward Elgar, 2011). For the last nine years is also a co-founding editor of Regulation & Governance, a journal that serves as a leading platform for the study of regulation and governance in the social sciences.