Zena Harman Professor Emeritus of Social Work at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
The focus of his academic work has been social policy, mental health policy and services research, community care and rehabilitation of severely mentally ill people and social work education.
During the 1990s he served as the head of the School of Social Work at the Hebrew University.
In the past he held academic appointments in universities in USA, Canada and Australia.
Currently he also chairs the National Council on Rehabilitation of Mentally Disabled Persons in the Community.