Last updated on: 10/15/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Mark Tessler, PhD Biography

Title:
Samuel J. Eldersveld Collegiate Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan
Position:
None Found to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Apr. 18, 2007

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Samuel J. Eldersveld Collegiate Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan
  • Specializes in Comparative Politics and Middle East Studies
  • Attended university and/or conducted field research in Tunisia, Israel, Morocco, Egypt, and Palestine (West Bank and Gaza)
  • President of the American Institute for Maghrib Studies
  • Sits on the Steering Committee of the Palestinian American Research Center
  • Editor of the Indiana University Press series in Middle East Studies
  • Former President of the Association for Israel Studies
  • Social science research consultant for the Center for Palestine Research and Studies in Nablus
  • Former Director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies of the University of Arizona
  • Director of the University of Wisconsin Joint Center for International Studies at Milwaukee and Madison
  • Chairperson of the Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Journal of North African Studies, International Editorial Board, 1997-present
  • Israel Studies; International Editorial Board, 1995-present
  • American Institute for Maghrib Studies; Board of Directors, 1984-present, President, 1995-present
  • Association for Israel Studies; Vice-President, 1987-1989, President, 1989-1991, and Board of Directors 1985-present
Education:
  • PhD, Political Science, Northwestern University, 1969
  • Certificate of North African Sociology, The University of Tunis, 1964-1965
  • BA, Case-Western Reserve University, 1963
Other:
  • None found