Amit Schejter (Amit Meshulam Schejter) is Professor of Communication Studies at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel and Visiting Professor of Communications and co-director of the Institute for Information Policy at the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications of the Pennsylvania State University. He is currently serving as President of Oranim College.
Schejter received his LL.B. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1986, his M.S. in mass communications from Boston University in 1991 and his Ph.D. in communication and information policy from Rutgers in 1995. Between 1997 and 2000 he was on the faculty at Tel Aviv University. Since 2004 he has been at Penn State and since 2012 at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev where he previously (2014-2018) served as Head of the Department of Communication Studies and as Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (2018-2020).
His research focuses on the relationship between media