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Dov Waxman

Scholar of Israel to co-​​direct Middle East Center at Northeastern

June 12, 2013 by 

Israel and Middle East expert Dov Waxman will join North­eastern Uni­ver­sity as pro­fessor of polit­ical sci­ence, inter­na­tional affairs, and Israel studies and co-​​director of the Middle East Center.

Waxman, a renowned scholar of Israeli pol­i­tics and for­eign policy, Arab-​​Israeli rela­tions, and Middle East pol­i­tics, will bring his exper­tise to North­eastern in the fall as a vis­iting scholar of polit­ical sci­ence and will begin his role as co-​​director of the Middle East Center. His tenured fac­ulty appoint­ment will take effect in 2014.

“Pro­fessor Waxman’s depth of knowl­edge and expe­ri­ence make him a leading voice in the field of Middle East pol­i­tics,” said Col­lege of Social Sci­ences and Human­i­ties Interim Dean Uta Poiger. “He fos­ters robust aca­d­emic and public dis­course on com­pelling ques­tions and will be an invalu­able resource for stu­dents across disciplines.”

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