Martin Sherman lectures in Political Science at Tel Aviv University, and is a Research Fellow at the International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya. He holds degrees in Physics and Geology (B.Sc.), Business Administration (MBA) and Political Science (Ph.D). Dr. Sherman served for seven years in operational capacities in the Israeli Intelligence Services. From 1990-91 he held the post of senior advisor to the Minister of Agriculture.