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Professor of International Security, University of Birmingham

Asaf Siniver is Professor of International Security at the University of Birmingham. He specialises in conflict resolution, international mediation, diplomacy, Foreign Policy Analysis, contemporary US foreign policy, and the politics, diplomacy, and history of the Arab-Israeli conflict. He has published extensively in these areas, including six books and dozens of articles and edited chapters. His forthcoming single-authored monograph, The International Arbitration of Territorial Disputes (2024, Oxford University Press), was funded by a 2-year Leverhulme Research Fellowship #2020/426 (2020-22). He currently works on the role of legal methods of conflict resolutions (adjudication & arbitration) in the settlement of intrastate conflicts. He is Editor of the Journal of the Global Security Studies, and Chair of the Diplomatic Studies Section of the International Studies Association. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (FRHistS) and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).


  • –present
    Associate Professor (Reader) in International Security, University of Birmingham