Raphael Cohen-Almagor (D. Phil., Oxon) is an educator, researcher, human rights activist and Chair in Politics, University of Hull, UK. He has published extensively in the fields of political science, law, ethics and philosophy.
He was Visiting Professor at UCLA and Johns Hopkins, Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, Founder and Director of the Center for Democratic Studies, University of Haifa, and Member of The Israel Press Council. He is the Founder and Director of the Middle East Study Group at the University of Hull.
Among his recent books are Speech, Media and Ethics (2001, 2005), Euthanasia in the Netherlands (2004), The Scope of Tolerance (2006, 2007), The Democratic Catch (2007), his second poetry book Voyages (2007), and Confronting the Internet's Dark Side (2015).