Curriculum Vitae

Academic Positions

Lecturer (Assistant Professor), Department of Political Studies, Bar Ilan University, 2015-.

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, 2013-2014, concurrently with Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations, 2014-2015

Academic Staff, Ruderman Program for American Jewish Studies and the State of Israel, Haifa University, 2013-2014

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Taub Center for Israel Studies, New York University, 2012-2013

Doctoral Research Fellow, Argov Center for the Study of Israel and the Jewish People, Bar Ilan University, 2011-2012

Education

Ph.D. Political Science, Northwestern University, December 2012

Dissertation: “Security or Identity? Narratives of State & Nation in International Territorial Conflict Protraction”

Fields: International Relations & Comparative Politics

M.A. Political Science, University of British Columbia (UBC), November 2006

B.A. with Honours, Political Science & International Relations, UBC, May 2005

Publications

Uneven ground: Nationalist frames and the variable salience of homeland, Security Studies forthcoming (2018): doi: 10.1080/09636412.2017.1416830.

Framing consensus: Evaluating the narrative specificity of territorial indivisibility, Journal of Peace Research 52, no. 4 (July 2015), 492-507.

Review of ‘Proxy Warfare’, Political Science Quarterly 129, no. 2 (Summer 2014).

Review of ‘Evolving Nationalism: Homeland, Identity, and Religion in Israel, 1925-2005’, Nationalism and Ethnic Politics 27, no. 2 (Summer 2011).

Nuclear Cooperation with India & its Consequences for the NPT Regime, in Nuclear Cooperation with India: New Challenges, New Opportunities, eds. Wade L. Huntley and Karthika Sasikumar, Vancouver, BC: Simons Centre for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Research, 2006, 84-89.

Working Papers and Research in Progress

Defending Homeland: Ontological (In)Security of International Territorial Conflict (Book Project)

Irredenta reframed: Narrative variability and ontological insecurity in nationalist territorial politics, ISA, New Orleans, February 18-21, 2015.

Modeling security sector elasticity in changing divided societies (w/ Professors Oren Barak & Dan Miodownik, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Sacred grounds or holy creeds? Why religiously exclusive states pursue territorial conflict (w/ Professor Jonathan Fox, Bar Ilan University)

Settler Spoilers? How public appeals influence Israeli ‘Settler lobby’ success, ISA, February 18-21, 2015.

Additional Conference Papers

Homeland as Concept, ‘Concepts at Work’ Workshop, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1 July 2015.

Giving without receiving? Justifying unilateral territorial withdrawal in Israeli politics, ISA, Toronto, March 26-29, 2014.

From indivisibility to partition? Kosovo & Jerusalem as contested homeland territories, ISA, San Francisco, April 3-6, 2013.

Defending the Homeland: Territorial conflict, popular narratives, and the limits of elite issue framing, Association of Jewish Studies Annual Conference (AJS), Chicago, 17 December 2012

Security or Identity? State & homeland in Israeli politics & public opinion, ISA, San Diego, 1 April 2012; Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA), Chicago, 12 April 2012.

Kosovo is Serbia: Nation and homeland in contentious territorial politics, ISA, New Orleans, 20 February 2010.

Proxy Warfare and Uncertain Sovereignty, MPSA, Chicago, 2 April 2009. With Miklos Gosztonyi and Christopher Day.

Disputed territoriality and ethnohistorical claims: Understanding intractable territorial conflict in Israel, Serbia, and Armenia, ISA, New York, 15 February 2009. [Previously as Masters Thesis, Northwestern University, 4/2008]

Ethnic violence, international norms, and federalism: Domestic problems and international solutions, ISA, San Francisco, 28 March 2008.

Failed states, civil militia, and deconstructive violence, International Security Studies Section Annual Conference of ISA (ISSS), Montreal, 19-20 October 2007.

Encouraging state irresponsibility: International responses to the conflict in Darfur, Sudan and unintended consequences, ISSS, Tucson, 27 October 2006. [Previously as Masters Thesis, University of British Columbia (UBC), 6/2006]

The Janjaweed in the Sudan: A case of chronic paramilitarism, ISA, San Diego, 23 March 2006. [Previously as Undergraduate Honours Thesis, UBC, 6/2005]

Invited Lectures & Seminars

Partitioning Homeland: West Bank, Identity & Security in Israeli Political Discourse since 1948, “Israel and the Middle East seminar,” Tulane University Student delegation, Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, 15 June 2015, 5 June 2017.

Jerusalem: The United/Divided City, Gonzaga University student delegation to Israel, 24 May 2017.

Framing consensus: Evaluating the narrative specificity of territorial indivisibility, Departmental seminar/colloquium, Bar Ilan University, 20 January 2015.

Temple Mount Activism: Agenda, Popularity & Peacemaking, “Emerging Patterns in a Turbulent Middle East,” briefing for Italian Committee of Defense, Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, 2 December 2014.

Greater Serbia Reframed: Irredentist narratives & territorial belonging in the Western Balkans, Departmental seminar/colloquium, Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, 24 November 2014.

Between interests and identity: Negotiating homeland claims in Jerusalem & Kosovo, Young Russian Diplomats Seminar, Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, 8 July 2014.

Defending Homeland: Territorial conflict, popular narratives, and the limits of elite issue framing, Departmental seminar/colloquium, Department of Political Science, University of Haifa, 31 April 2014 / Departmental seminar/colloquium, Department of International Relations, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, 19 February 2014.

Partitioning Homeland: West Bank, Identity & Security in Israeli Political Discourse since 1948, “The Two State-Solution: The U.N. Partition of Mandatory Palestine – Analysis and Sources , A Book Event in honor of Prof. Ruth Gavison,” Taub Center for Israel Studies, New York University, 4 December 2012.

Academic Awards, Grants

Social Science Faculty Outstanding Lecturer, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Fall 2013, Fall 2014

SPME Fellow, Scholars for Peace in the Middle East, 2013-2014

Israel Scholar Award, AICE-Schusterman Foundation, 2011-2012

Dispute Resolution Research Center Grants, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 6-8/2009, 11/2010-2/2011, 5/2011, 10/2011

Crown Family Middle East Research Award, Buffett Center of International and Comparative  Studies, Northwestern University, 10-11/2010

Graduate Research Grant, The Graduate School, Northwestern University, 8-9/2010

Summer Language Grant, The Graduate School, Northwestern University, 6-7/2010

Zemsky Scholarship, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 6-7/2010

Conference Travel Grants, The Graduate School, Northwestern University, 2/2010, 2/2009, 10/2007

Graduate Student Summer Research Grant, Buffet Center of International and Comparative Studies, Northwestern University, 6-8/2009

Marianne K. and Stuart K. Taussig Israel Scholarship, JUF of Metropolitan Chicago, 6/2007

Graduate Student Summer Research Grant, Buffet Center of International and Comparative Studies, Northwestern University, 6-7/2007

University Fellowship, Northwestern University, 2006-2012
Graduate Student Conference Travel Grant, Buffet Center of International and Comparative Studies, Northwestern University, 10/2006

Security and Defence Studies Program Conference Grant, University of British Columbia funded by Canadian Department of National Defence, 12/2005

Courses

Foundations of Scientific Research, Department of Political Studies, Bar Ilan University, 2015-present

Introduction to Research Methods, Department of Political Studies, Bar Ilan University, 2016-present

Introduction to Statistics & Computer Applications, Department of Political Studies, Bar Ilan University, 2016-present

Nations & Nationalism, Department of Political Studies, Bar Ilan University, 2015-16, 2017-present

Territorial Politics, Department of Political Studies, Bar Ilan University, 2015-present

Israeli Territorial Politics, Department of International Relations, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Spring 2015, Fall 2014, Fall 2013

Israeli & American Politics in Comparative Perspective, Ruderman Program for American-Jewish Studies, University of Haifa, Spring 2014

Israeli Territorial Politics, Taub Center for Israel Studies, New York University, Spring 2013

 

Professional Affiliations

American Political Science Association
Midwest Political Science Association
International Studies Association
Association for Israel Studies

Academic Service

Member-at-large, 2017-18, Ethnicity, Nationalism, & Migration Studies (ENMISA) section of ISA
Mock Interviewer, 2017, Israel-Europe R&I Directorate, for European Research Council grant applicants
Ad-hoc Reviewer: American Journal of Political Science, Foreign Policy Analysis, International Studies Quarterly, Politics & Religion

Languages

English, 1st language
Hebrew, 2nd language
Spanish, intermediate fluency
Serbo-Croatian, basic knowledge
Arabic, basic knowledge

Field Research

Israel and West Bank, 2010-2011
Serbia and Kosovo, Spring 2011
Serbia and Kosovo, Summer 2009
Israel and West Bank, Summer 2007

Software

MS Excel
MS Powerpoint
SPSS
Stata

Advertisements

Comments are closed.

%d bloggers like this: