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Barak, Oren

Dr., Political Science & International Relations
Hebrew University of Jerusalem


Oren Barak is the Maurice B. Hexter Chair in International Relations – Middle East Studies and Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He was visiting scholar at Harvard University and a visiting professor at the University of Texas at Austin and at Cornell University. His research areas include the relationship between the state, society and security with an emphasis on the Middle East. He is the author of The Lebanese Army: A National Institution in a Divided Society (State University of New York Press, 2009), Israel’s Security Networks: A Theoretical and Comparative Perspective (Cambridge University Press, 2013, with G. Sheffer) and State Expansion and Conflict: In and Between Israel/Palestine and Lebanon (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming). He also edited four books including most recently Nonstate Actors in Intrastate Conflicts (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014, with D. Miodownik).

DISCIPLINE
Political Science
SUB AREAS
19th-21st Centuries   
Theory   
Israel Studies   
Arab-Israeli Conflict   
Comparative   
Nationalism   
Security Studies   
State Formation   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Israel   
All Middle East   
Syria   
Lebanon   
SPECIALTIES
Cnflt & Peace   
Collective Identities   
Mil in ME   
LANGUAGES
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EDUCATION
PhD2001Islamic & Middle East StudiesThe Hebrew University of Jerusalem
ABSTRACTS ACCEPTED AT MESA MEETINGS SINCE 2009
Israel, Lebanon, and their Relations on Film (2017)   

Oren Barak






Dept. of Political Science
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mt. Scopus
Jerusalem
91905
Israel
Phone:+972-2-5881125
Fax:+972-2-5882989
oren.barak1@mail.huji.ac.il

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