panel on “Conflict Transformation and Resistance in Palestine,” Annual
Conference of the International Studies Association, Toronto, March 27,
Norms as Constraints Upon International Engagement in Syria.”
to the 25th annual conference of the Academic Council on the
Nations System (ACUNS), June 13-15, 2012.
Syrian Uprising.” Presentation at the International Peace
New York Seminar, “Managing
in the Arab World,” West Point, New York, April 18-20, 2012.
Ambivalence Toward Transitional Security Mechanisms in the West Bank
Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Israel
Toronto, May 2010.
Iraq’s Security Sector.” Paper presented at the annual
meeting of the Middle
East Studies Association Annual (MESA), Washington, D.C., November 2008.
“Palestinian Transition from Autonomy to Quasi-Sovereignty,"
presented at the International Conference on Regional Autonomy, Bali,
Indonesia, July14-15, 2000, co-sponsored by Columbia University, the
of Gadja Mada, and the Ministry of Regional Autonomy, Indonesia.
"Peacekeeping Prospects in the Golan Heights: What is the Appropriate
Model?" Paper presented at an international conference on
"Peacekeeping in a Changing World," co-sponsored by the Jaffee Center
for Strategic Studies of Tel Aviv University and the National Center
East Studies of Egypt, Cairo, December 12-14, 1995.
Temple Emanu-El, Streiker Center/Skirball Academy. Courses: “Will
There Ever be a Two-State Solution?” (Spring 2017), “Countering Global
Terrorism” (Fall 2016).
Board member, Human Security Centre, http://www.hscentre.org/
Creator of an
on-line course on “Israeli and Palestinian Nationalism” on
behalf of Digital Knowledge Ventures, an affiliate of Columbia
University Press, released beginning March 2002.
Review Editor, MESA [Middle East Studies Association] Bulletin,
1999-2006, editor of books on Israel.
Admissions Committee, Masters of International Affairs Program, School
of International and Public Affairs, Spring 2003.
Organizer and leading faculty member of the first training seminar on
peace operations co-sponsored by Columbia University, UNITAR, and the
UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations, July 2001 and July 2002.
Organizer of workshop on Civil-Military Coordination in Peacebuilding
co-sponsored by Columbia University and the UN Institute for Training
and Research [UNITAR], November 8-9, 2001, attended by diplomats from
30 missions to the UN.
Dissertation Award Committee of the Academic Council on the United
Nations System, Spring 2002.
Academic Director, Yeshiva University National Model UN, 2000 and 2001.
Vice President, Association for Israel Studies, 1995-97; Board of
Directors, 1997-2001, 1987-93; Local arrangements chair, seventh annual
AIS conference, Barnard College, June 1991; Book review editor, AIS
Member of an international panel of consultants assembled by the
American Academy of Arts and Sciences (Fall 1992-Fall 1994) to
facilitate Israeli-Palestinian security negotiations. Report entitled
"Israeli-Palestinian Security: Issues in the Permanent Status
Negotiations" published by AAAS in June 1995.
Membership in professional organizations: Middle East Studies
Association, Association for Israel Studies, Academic Council on the
United Nations System, International Studies Association, American
Political Science Association.
University Seminar on the Middle East, Columbia University.
Member, 1978-2009; Rapporteur, 1973-77.