Tamar Meisels s a Professor of Government and Policy in the Department of Political Science at Tel Aviv University, and a political theorist. She earned a B.A., L.L.B., and M.A. at Tel Aviv University, and a Ph.D in Political Theory at Balliol College, Oxford University, in 2000. She works on the political theory of territorial rights, liberal nationalism, and the philosophical questions surrounding war and terrorism. She is the author of Territorial Rights (2009), The Trouble with Terror: Liberty, Security and the Response to Terrorism (Cambridge University Press, 2008), “Historical Rights” to Land (1999).