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Head of Institutional Relations & Accreditation / Chair of the Academic Committee / Greek, Latin, Hebrew and Arabic Philosophical Anthropology, Theory of Knowledge, Semiotics

Dr. Mercedes Rubio

Mercedes Rubio graduated in Humanities at the University of Navarra, obtained the Diplome Européen d’Études Médiévales in 1992 and received a PhD degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2002. She has served in a number of positions at Polis including; Academic Director and Director of Research. She currently serves as Head of Institutional Relations and Accreditation.

Her publications cover a wide range of topics in Greek, Latin and Hebrew Philosophy and Theology, with particular attention to the fields of theory of knowledge, philosophy of language and semiotics. Her Doctoral dissertation, Aquinas and Maimonides on the Possibility of the Knowledge of God, won the Shlomo Pines Prize (Jerusalem 2002) and was later published in the Series “Amsterdam Studies in Jewish Thought.” She has published other studies on Thomas Aquinas, Albertus Magnus, St. Augustine, Averroes and Abraham Bar Hiyya.

Curriculum Vitae

Personal & Contact

Nationality - Spanish

Education

1987 — 1991
BA in Philosophy

University of Navarra

1991 — 1992
Diplôme Européen d’Études Médiévales

Fédération Internationale des Instituts d'Études Mediévales Rome (Italy)

1991 — 1993
MA in Philosophy

University of Navarra

1994 — 2002
PhD in Philosophy

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Roles

2020 — Present
Chair of the Academic Committee

Polis - The Jerusalem Institute of Languages and Humanities

2020 — Present
Head of Institutional Relations & Accreditation

Polis - The Jerusalem Institute of Languages and Humanities

2014 — Present
Lecturer of Philosophy

Polis - The Jerusalem Institute of Languages and Humanities

2019 — 2020
Assistant Dean

Polis - The Jerusalem Institute of Languages and Humanities

2018 — 2020
Director of Research

Polis - The Jerusalem Institute of Languages and Humanities

2016 — 2020
Director of Institutional Relations

Polis - The Jerusalem Institute of Languages and Humanities

2016 — 2020
Academic Director

Polis - The Jerusalem Institute of Languages and Humanities

2014 — Present
Member of Polis Academic Committee

Polis - The Jerusalem Institute of Languages and Humanities

1999 — 2016
Assistant & Translator-Interpreter

Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Embassy of Spain in Tel Aviv

1998 — 1999
Lecturer

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Research Interests

Greek, Latin and Arabic Philosophical Anthropology | Theory of Knowledge | Semiotics

Articles / Publications