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:
Professor of International Studies, University of Washington
Author of books and articles on the Middle East
Governor's Writers Award, for Palestinians: The Making of a People, 1994
Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Washington, 1993
Yavor Prize for the best work on developing countries, awarded by the David Horowitz Institute for the Research of Developing Countries for Strong Societies and Weak States: State Society Relations and State Capabilities in the Third World, 1986
Cowritten with Baruch Kimmerling, PhD, The Palestinian People: A History, 2003
"This remarkable book recounts how the Palestinians came to be constituted as a people. The authors offer perceptive observations on the status of Palestinian citizens of Israel, the successes and failures of the Oslo process, and the prospects for both Palestinians and Israelis of achieving a peaceful future together. A dispassionate and balanced analysis that provides essential background for understanding the complexities of the Middle East."
Through the Lens of Israel: Explorations in State and Society, 2001
Strong Societies and Weak States: State-Society Relations and State Capabilities in the Third World, 1988
Peasants, Politics, and Revolution: Pressures Towards Political and Social Change in the Third World, 1974