Professor of Political Science, International Affairs and Israel Studies, Northeastern University

Dov Waxman is professor of Political Science, International Affairs, and Israel Studies and the Stotsky Professor of Jewish Historical and Cultural Studies at Northeastern University, where he also directs the Middle East Studies program and Middle East Center. His research focuses on the Israel-Palestine conflict, Israeli politics and foreign policy, U.S.-Israel relations, and American Jewry’s relationship with Israel. He received his Ph.D. and M.A. from Johns Hopkins University and his B.A. from Oxford University. He has previously taught at the City University of New York and Bowdoin College; and he has been a visiting fellow at Tel Aviv University, Bar-Ilan University, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Oxford University. He is the author of "The Pursuit of Peace and the Crisis of Israeli Identity: Defending / Defining the Nation" (Palgrave, 2006), "Israel’s Palestinians: The Conflict Within" (Cambridge University Press, 2011), "Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict over Israel" (Princeton University Press, 2016) and, most recently, "The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: What Everyone Needs to Know" (Oxford University Press, 2019).

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Political Science, International Affairs and Israel Studies, Northeastern University