Last updated on: 9/21/2015 | Author: ProCon.org

Ran HaCohen, PhD Biography

Title:
Lecturer in Comparative Literature at Tel-Aviv University
Position:
Pro to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

“Dismantle the settlements, withdraw the soldiers and civilians from the occupied territories, create a viable Palestinian state, and find a creative solution for the Palestinian refugees’ right of return. In the short range, these are the necessary and sufficient conditions for peace between Israel and the Palestinians.”

“Is There Hope? – Where to Look for It,” Antiwar.com’s column “Letter from Israel,” Dec. 29, 2003

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:
  • Professor in the Poetics and Comparative Literature Department, Tel-Aviv University Literary Translator (from German, English and Dutch)
  • Literary Critic for the Israeli daily Yedioth Achronoth
  • Columnist at Antiwar.com: “Letter from Israel”
Education:
  • PhD, Jewish Studies
  • MA, Comparative Literature
  • BA, Computer Science
Other:
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