Last updated on: 4/12/2018 | Author: ProCon.org

Maurice M. Roumani, PhD Biography

Title:
Emeritus Professor at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
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 July 7, 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
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:
  • Emeritus Professor, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Israel)
  • Shusterman Visiting Professor, George Washington University, 1984-1987, 2013-2014
  • Abensohn Visiting Professor, American University, 2009-2010
  • Shusterman Visiting Professor, University of Oklahoma, 2007-2009
  • Professor, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, 1977-2008
  • Founding Director of the J.R. Elyachar Center for Studies in Sephardi Heritage at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, 1981-2006
  • Visiting Professor, University of Maryland, 1987-1988
  • Visiting Scholar, Oxford University (UK), 1985
  • Cofounder, Secretary General, and Research Director, WOJAC (World Organization of Jews from Arab Countries), 1977-1978
  • Visiting Professor and Research Associate, Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1972-1973
  • Research Fellow, Center for Middle East Studies, Harvard University, 1971-1973
Education:
  • PhD, Political Studies and the Middle East, University of London, 1971
  • MA, International Relations and the Middle East, University of Chicago, 1967
  • BA, Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, Brandeis University, 1964
Other:
  • Born in Benghazi, Libya
  • Holds American and Israeli citizenship
Quoted in:
  1. How Many Jews from Arab Countries Became Refugees following the First Arab-Israeli War?