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Eyal Rubinson

Eyal Rubinson

Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)


Eyal Rubinson is a research fellow at the Harry S. Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel). His work spans the areas of international organizations (IOs), international conflict and collective security (NATO), and EU politics. In 2019, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the NATO Defense College in Rome, Italy. His work appeared in journals such as the Journal of International Relations and Development, International Interactions and European Law Review. He received his Ph.D. in 2017 from the Political Science Department at Tel Aviv University, Israel. 

Background and education

  • (2017) PhD, Tel Aviv University (International Relations). Dissertation title: "National Security is what States make of it: Explaining Israel’s Multilateral Decision-making".


Research interests

  • Multilateralism
  • International Organizations
  • European Union
  • NATO
  • International Security

Selected publications

  • Rubinson, Eyal.2024.Growing Strong, Growing Apart. The Erosion of Democracy as a Core Pillar of NATO Enlargement, 1949–2023.State University of New York (SUNY) Press.Link
  • Rubinson, Eyal; Hitman, Gadi

    2022.The Effects of Covid-19 Emergency Aid on UN Reputation—Evidence From Syria, Yemen, and Sudan.Journal of Asian and African Studies,OnlineFirstLinkLogo open access
  • Sadeh, Tal; Raskin, Yoav; Rubinson, Eyal

    2022.Big politics, small money: Euroscepticism's diminishing return in EU budget allocations.European Union Politics,April 2022. doi:10.1177/14651165221090740Link
  • Sadeh, Tal; Rubinson, Eyal; Raskin, Yoav

    2021.Do euro area institutions benefit the small member states?.Journal of European Integration,DOI: 10.1080/07036337.2021.1956916Link
  • Rubinson, Eyal.2021.Flexible democratic conditionality? The role of democracy and human rights adherence in NATO enlargement decisions.Journal of International Relations and Development,DOI: 10.1057/s41268-021-00209-zLink
  • Rubinson, Eyal; Sadeh, Tal

    2020.Perceived to Slack: Secondary Securitization and Multilateral Treaty Ratification in Israel.International Interactions,46:6:1016-1042. DOI: 10.1080/03050629.2020.1797715Link