Fields of Study
Security Studies; International Negotiation and Conflict Resolution; International Law
PhD Dissertation (working title)
"Guns for Promises: The Failure of Asymmetric Security Guarantees to Settle Armed Self-Determination Conflicts"
University Teaching Experience
Visiting Assistant Lecturer, Bentley College, Department of International Studies
Adjunct Faculty, Northeastern University Department of Political Science
Courses taught: Arab-Israeli Conflict and International Conflict and Negotiation
Publications and Presentations
"Beyond Two States: Alternative Visions of Self-Determination for the Peoples of Palestine” The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs," Summer 2004
"The Consolidation of Identity and Power: Understanding the Short Life of Yassir Arafat as a Partner for Peace" Middle Eastern Scholars Association of American, (MESA) 2002, Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
But How Do You Say.?: A Phrasebook of Basic Expression for the Middle East: Peace and Conflict Studies Program, School for International Training, Brattleboro, VT 1999.
Facts on the Ground: Israeli Settlement Policy in Jerusalem, Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs, Jerusalem, 1998.
(Reviewed in Journal of Palestine Studies, vol. 112, Summer 1999.
"Arab Lovers, Traitors and Whores: Opening Women's Space Through Grass-Roots Peace Activism," Middle Eastern Scholars Association of America, (MESA) 1994 Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona.
Anticipated Graduation Date: May 2007