Ran Baratz, professor of ancient philosophy at Shalem College, teaches philosophy, history, and Zionist thought at a variety of other Israeli institutions as well. He is the founding editor of Mida, a Hebrew-language website.

Specializing in Greek Philosophy, Dr. Baratz earned his doctorate, summa cum laude, from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has published many op-eds, essays, and studies in Israel’s leading newspapers and periodicals.