Noa Lavie is associate professor of Sociology of Culture and Communication at the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Jaffa. Her main areas of interest are television studies, cultural industries and global culture. Dr. Lavie specializes in Israeli TV quality discourse and the working experience of ethnic and racial minorities in Israeli and in global cultural industries. She has won several research grants and has published her work in leading international journals. Her first book - Making 'Artistic' Television in Israel - was recently published in hebrew. Noa Lavie also won the national Israeli students union award for outstanding lecturer in 2016.