Gary Sussman joined Tel Aviv University in 2004, serving as the Director of Research and Development at the Harold Hartog School of Government and Policy.
He holds a PhD in Government and History from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and completed his Masters in Political Science at TAU, with distinction.
Prior to this, he completed a Bachelor in Social Sciences degree, reading Economics and Environmental Studies, at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Before making Aliyah, in 1992, Gary served as the head of Habonim Dror Youth movement in South Africa.