Idan Edut (born 1987) is an anthropologist specializing in journeys, the Passage of ideas, and ancient cultures (emphasizing Native American cultures). In addition, he is a published writer, an adventurer, and a Cultural photographer.
He was born in Caesarea, Israel. He holds a BA in sociology and anthropology from the Open University of Israel and a master's degree from the University of Haifa, Israel. Now he is writing his doctoral Dissertation (on the history of anthropology in the countries of the southern cone of Latin America) and taking part in many other academic studies and projects.
Idan accompanies and leads research expeditions worldwide. He is one of the founders of the 'Cultural Experience' project (an independent educational research project designed to influence the world's travel culture). He is one of the founders of 'Crusoe' a social publishing house and the author of three books: 'What if good ideas were just lying on the ground?!', 'School for God's children', and 'Karpazano'.