Middle East, Israel and Jerusalem
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Penn experts are available to speak on the recognition by the United States of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.
Professor of Political Science
Dr. Lustick is the author of Trapped in the War on Terror and has served as a consultant on Middle East affairs and national security to the White House under a number of administrations since Jimmy Carter.
His present research focuses analysis of the fate of the “two state solution” to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, developing agent-based models for solving complex theoretical and forecasting problems, and understanding the dynamics and vulnerabilities of anti-authoritarian political cascades.
Professor in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
At Penn since 2002, Dr. Sharkey is the author of several books about relations in the Middle East. Her most recent book, “A History of Muslims, Christians and Jews in the Middle East,” was published this year. Her expertise is on Muslim, Christian and Jewish relations.