in Political Science conferred by Columbia University in May 1981.
Dissertation Topic: "Intervention by Syria in the Lebanese Civil War of
Certificate for interdisciplinary study of the Middle East awarded in
May 1976 by Columbia's Middle East Institute.
A.B. from Barnard College in June 1972; Summa Cum Laude, honors in
Political Science; Phi Beta Kappa.
Foreign languages: Hebrew (excellent), Arabic (competent), French
Adjunct Professor, School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA),
Columbia University. Courses on “Middle East Conflicts and Global
Security” and on “Palestinian and Israeli Security Dilemmas” offered in
the Masters of International Affairs Program.
Spring 2015: Faculty advisor, MIA/MPA Capstone Workshop at Columbia on
“The Future of the US-Israel Security Partnership.” The client who
sponsored this project is the Center for a New American Security in
Washington, D.C. Workshop report is found at https://sipa.columbia.edu/academics/capstone-workshops/the-future-of-the-us-israel-security-partnership
Adjunct Professor, Executive Masters of
Public Affairs Program, School of International and Public Affairs,
University: Course on "Global Context of Policymaking" offered for
mid-career professionals every summer.2016:
Faculty, The Temple Emanu-El Skirball Center, Spring 2016. Course
offered: “Partnership Between the US and Israel: What Does the Future
Hold?” See page 44 of catalogue
Courses on “American Dilemmas in the Middle East” and “The Tragedy of
Syria.” Sponsored by The School of Continuing Education,
Larchmont-Mamaroneck, NY, LMCCE.org, See course directory, https://www.lmcce.org/programs.asp?Cat1ID=334
2014: Course on “Israeli Policy Debates” Sponsored by Westchester Adult Jewish Education. See page 7 of http://www.wjcouncil.org/sites/default/files/uploaded_documents/waje_catalog_2014-15.pdf
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Columbia
University: International Relations Seminar on “Dilemmas of
Security in the Middle East.”
2006-2009: Department of Political Science, Colgate University:
Visiting Harvey Picker Professor of International Relations (2006-7);
A. Lindsay O’Connor Professor of American Institutions (2007-8);
Charles Evan Hughes Professor of Government and Jurisprudence (2008-9).
Courses: International Law, International Institutions, International
Relations of the Middle East, Fundamentals of International Relations,
Global Peace Operations, Global Peace and War.
Summers 2001-2009: Adjunct Associate Professor, Executive Masters of
Public Affairs Program, School of International and Public Affairs
(SIPA), Columbia University: Course: "Global Context of Policymaking"
for mid-career professionals.
2003-2006: Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Political
Science, Columbia University. Courses on “Conflict Resolution in
the Middle East,” "Politics of the Middle East and North Africa,"
"Regime Change in the Middle East," and “The United Nations and
2003-2006: Associate Professor of Political Science and Director,
Florham Scholars Program in Global Studies, Fairleigh Dickinson
2000- 2003: Director, UN Studies Program and Lecturer, School of
International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University.
1997-2001: Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Political
Science, Yeshiva University.
1987-96: Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Barnard
1979-86: Department of Political Science, Yale University. Lecturer,
1979-81; Assistant Professor, 1981-86.