Galit Nimrod

Galit Nimrod, Ph.D., Fulbright scholar, is a senior lecturer at the Department of Communication Studies and a research fellow at the Center for Multidisciplinary Research in Aging at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. The nature of her research is theoretical, cross-cultural, and inter-disciplinary. It combines knowledge and methods from various fields including communication studies, leisure studies and gerontology. Her current research focuses on the functions of new media for individuals with special needs such as older adults and people with disabilities.