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Providence College
international political economy, international organizations, aid, development, OECD, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict,
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About Me

international financial institutions and their role in providing funds for development; regional development banks; the extent to which international organizations can influence states’ foreign aid policies (the “soft power” of international organizations); standard-setting and regulation for foreign aid; bilateral and multilateral aid; OECD;  asymmetry in the Israeli-Plaestinain conflict; the Israeli political system.

Recent Publications
  • Regional Development Banks in Comparison: Banking Strategies versus Development Goals
    Cambridge University Press, forthcoming (July 2016)


  • Conceptualizing Conflict Management and Conflict Resolution as Distinct Negotiation Processes in the Context of the Enduring Israeli–Palestinian Conflict (with Shirli Kopelman and Moty Cristal); Negotiation and Conflict Management Research, January 2015 (Volume 8:1)
Media Coverage

Simple Math In the Middle East
Providence Journal, November 17, 2013

US Should Keep Its Promises to Egypt
Providence Journal, September 6, 2013

Media Interview, 11/25/13, WPRO (expert opinion, Western Powers Interim Agreement with Iran).

Media interview, 8/29/13, WPRO (expert opinion, war in Syria and US response).

Media interviews, 9/13/12-9/14/12, WPRO (expert opinion on the killing in Libya and protests in Egypt).

Media interviews, 5/2/11-5/3/11 (expert opinion on Osama Bin-Laden’s assassination): NBC 10 News, Providence Journal, Barrington Patch.

Military and Society Reconsidered: The IDF and the Question of Conscience
Israel Horizons, December 2003

Water in the Middle East: Is Cooperation Possible?
Israel Horizons, March-April 2001

Country Focus
Global, Israel

Research Areas

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