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Erez Hatna, M.A., Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Research Interests: Spatial Segregation; Urban systems and cities; Land use change


Dr. Hatna is an Assistant Professor in the Center for Advanced Modeling. He is also honorary researcher at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) of University College London. He obtained his PhD from the department of Geography and Human environment of Tel Aviv University in 2007 and then worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Wageningen University and research associate at University College London. Dr. Hatna is active in the fields of spatial analysis, urban dynamics and agent based modeling. more


  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • B.A., Tel Aviv University (Israel) (1998)
  • M.A., Tel Aviv University (Israel) (2001)
  • Ph.D., Tel Aviv University (Israel) (2006)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Verburg, PH, Tabeau A., Hatna, E. 2013. Assessing spatial uncertainties of land allocation using a scenario approach and sensitivity analysis: A study for land use in Europe. Journal of Environmental Management.

Hatna E, Benenson I. 2012. The Schelling Model of Ethnic Residential Dynamics: Beyond the Integrated - Segregated Dichotomy of Patterns. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 15 (1) 6.

Hatna E, Bakker MM. 2011. Abandonment and expansion of arable land in Europe. Ecosystems 14 (5). 720-731.

Benenson I, Hatna E. 2011. Minority-Majority Relations within the Schelling Model of Residential Dynamics. Geographical Analysis 43. 287-305.

Finkler H, Hatna E, Terkel J. 2011. The influence of neighbourhood socio-demographic factors on densities of free-roaming cat populations in an urban ecosystem in Israel. Wildlife Research 38 (3). 235-243.

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