Palestinian Election and Middle East Peace Process

Nathan Brown
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

Professor Brown's research specialties include in government and politics of the Middle East, democratization and constitutionalism and rule of law in the Arab world.  He is the author of Peasant Politics in Modern Egypt (1990) and The Rule of Law in the Arab World (1997). His book on Arab constitutionalism, entitled Constitutionalism in a Non-Constitutional World was published in 2001. He is currently writing a book on Palestinian institution building after the Oslo agreements entitled Resuming Arab Palestine. Professor Brown is the recipient of Fulbright grants to study in Egypt and the Gulf and teach in Israel.

Office: (202) 994-2123

Dalia Dassa Kaye,
Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

Before joining GW's faculty, Professor Dassa Kaye conducted research on the multilateral track of the Arab-Israeli peace process at the Brookings Institution as a Foreign Policy Research Fellow. She is also the author of "Beyond the Handshake: Multilateral Cooperation in the Arab-Israeli Peace Process."

Office: (202) 994-6996

Dina Khoury,
Associate Professor of History and International Affairs and Director of GW's Middle East Studies Program

Professor Khoury offers courses in Islamic and modern Middle Eastern history.

Office: (202) 994-6239

Jerrold Post,
Professor of International Affairs and a Research Professor of Political Psychology
Dr. Post has studied the history of Arab-Israeli relations and the political careers of several Mideast leaders.

Office: (202) 994-7386
Home: (301) 229-5536

Bernard Reich
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

Professor Reich specializes in Mideast politics and U.S.-Israel relations.

Office: (202)-994-6716

Walter Reich
First incumbent of the Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Chair at The George Washington University 

Professor Reich is also a Senior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and formerly served as the director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Office: (202) 994-5075
Home: (301) 656-6179

Liesl Riddle
Assistant Professor of International Business

Riddle received a BA and MA in Middle Eastern Studies, a MBA in International Business, and a PhD in Sociology from The University of Texas at Austin.  Her research focuses on business organization and economic development in the Middle East. Her graduate thesis was titled The Struggle for Peace: Private-Sector Investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. She also has studied U.S. Palestinians' and Iranians' attitudes toward investment in their respective homelands. Her published works have appeared in several books and journals, including The Middle East Journal and The Journal of International Business Studies.

Office: (202) 994-1217

Eric H. Cline
ssistant Professor of Ancient History and Archaeology

Professor Cline is available to comment on the history of battles in Jerusalem, the Jezreel Valley and the Middle East region as a whole. As one of the leading historical experts of the region, Professor Cline is a senior staff archaeologist at the current excavations of Megiddo, an ancient site located just ten miles from the Jenin refugee camp. He is the author of the book The Battles of Armageddon: Megiddo and the Jezreel Valley from the Bronze Age to the Nuclear Age.

Office: (202) 994-0316

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