Zohar Kampf is Associate Professor of Language and Communication and Vice-Dean for Teaching Affairs in the Faculty of Social Sciences, at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is the author of two books and of more than 70 chapters and articles in leading discourse, communication and international studies journals. His scholarly work aims to understand one of the most fundamental puzzles of human communication—the relationship between words and deeds. It concerns questions such as how speech acts construct our social realities under conditions of publicity and how mediated interactions can transform political processes. Since 2017 he has served as associate editor for Journal of Pragmatics. He is a visiting faculty member and teaches in the Ph.D. in Language and Communication program.