Tamar Katriel received her PhD from the department of Speech Communication at the University of Washington, Seattle in 1983. She has held a faculty position at the University of Haifa, Israel, ever since. Her areas of teaching and research include the Ethnography of Communication, Intercultural Communication and Discourse Studies. She has been a visiting scholar in a number of American Universities, including The University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University, The University of Texas, Austin, Rutgers University, and Harvard University. She is author of several books and a range of articles that appeared in Communication, Sociolinguistics, Anthropology, and Education journals.
Dialogic moments: From soul talks to talk radio in Israeli culture (Wayne State University Press, 2004); Performing the past: A study of Israeli settlement museums (Erlbaum, 1997); Communal webs: Communication and culture in contemporary Israel (SUNY Press, 1991); Talking straight: 'Dugri' speech in Israeli Sabra culture (Cambridge University Press, 1986).
Katriel, T. (2011) "Showing and Telling: Photography Exhibitions in Israeli Discourses of Dissent." In E. Lehrer, C.E. Milton, & M. E. Patterson, eds. Curating Difficult Knowledge. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 109-127.
Katriel, T. & N. Shavit (2011) "Between Moral Activism and Archival Memory: The Testimonial Project of ‘Breaking the Silence'." In O. Meyers, M. Neiger, & E. Zandberg, eds. On Media Memory. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 77-87.
Katriel, T. (2009) "Soldiers as Witnesses: Inscribing Narratives of Occupation in Israeli Popular Memory". In M. Keren & H. Herwig, eds. War Memory and Popular Culture. McFarland Publishers, pp. 150-165.
Katriel, T. (2001) "'From Shore to Shore': The Holocaust, Clandestine Immigration and Israeli Heritage Museums". In B. Zelizer, ed. The Holocaust and Visual Culture. Rutgers University Press, pp. 198-211.
Katriel, T. (1999) "Rethinking the Terms of Social Interaction". Research on Language and Social Interaction, 32 (1& 2): 85-101.
Katriel, T. (1995) "From 'Context' to 'Contexts' in Intercultural Communication Research." In International and Intercultural Communication Annual 19: 271-284.
Katriel, T. (1993) "'Lefargen': A Study in Israeli Semantics of Social Relations." Research on Language and Social Interaction 26(1):31-53.
Katriel, T.. & Farrell, T. (1991), "Scrapbooks as Cultural Texts: An American Art of Memory." Text and Performance Quarterly 11:1-16.
Katriel, T. (1987) "Rhetoric in Flames: Fire Inscriptions in Israeli Youth Movement Ceremonials." The Quarterly Journal of Speech (73), 444-459.
Katriel, T. & G. Philipsen (1981) "'What We Need is Communication': 'Communication' as a Cultural Category in some American Speech." Communication Monographs (48), 301-317.
Katriel, T. (2012) "Analyzing the Social Life of Personal Experience Stories." In J. Holstein & J.F. Gubrium, eds. Varieties of Narrative Analysis. London: Sage, pp. 273-291.