Credentials | Resume

Director
Global Research Institute 2015 – to date

Senior Scholar
Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver 2010 – 2015

Executive Director
Institute for the Study of Israel in the Middle East (ISIME) Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver 2001-2010

Professor
Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver 2001-2015

Education
Post Doctoral Studies, University of Chicago 1997
Ph.D. Sociology, Columbia University 1995
M.A. Philosophy, Columbia University 1993
M.A. Sociology and Anthropology, Tel-Aviv University 1989
B.A. Political Science and Economics, Bar-Ilan University 1984

Visiting Professor
Department of Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago 1998
Department of Management, University of Illinois at Chicago 1998

Visiting Scholar
Department of Sociology, University of Chicago 1996
Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago 1996

Executive Administration
Executive Director: Institute for the Study of Israel in the Middle East
Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver 2001-to date

Media Analyst
World Affairs Expert: Fox31, Colorado
World Affairs Expert: CBS4, Colorado
Middle East Expert: News4, Colorado

Professional Experience
Director: Institute for the Study of Israel in the Middle East
Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver

World Affairs Expert: Fox31, Colorado
World Affairs Expert: CBS4 Colorado
Middle East Expert: News4, Colorado

Courses Taught
Evaluation of Evidence
Research Methods
Democratization in the Middle East and the Muslim World
Middle East Terrorism and Homeland Security
Social Networks
Iraq Arab/Israeli Conflict
Arab-Israeli Conflict
Politics Among the Nations
The Role of NGO’s in Conflict Resolution
Social Capital and Social Networks
News of the World
Beyond the Sound Bytes


Membership in Professional Associations

  • American Political Science Association (APSA)
  • Middle East Studies Association (MESA)
  • International Political Science Association (IPSA)
  • American Sociological Association (ASA)
  • Association for Israel Studies (AIS)
  • International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA)

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