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Guy Ziv

Assistant Professor
School of International Service

  • Additional Positions at AU

    Director, Summer Abroad in Israel Program
    SIS Thematic Area Coordinator, Foreign Policy and National Security
    Faculty Affiliate, Center for Israel Studies
  • Dr. Guy Ziv is an assistant professor in the School of International Service's U.S. Foreign Policy Program. He teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses on U.S. foreign policy, the Middle East, and international negotiations. His current research focuses on foreign policy decision-making, the influence of think tanks in U.S. foreign policy, and the role of political elites in the Arab-Israeli conflict. His written works on the impact of Israel’s nuclear policy on U.S.-Israel relations; Israel’s strategic partnership with France in the 1950s; learning in foreign policy; and the role of leaders’ personalities in foreign policy change have been published in peer-reviewed, scholarly journals. His op-eds have appeared in both American and Israeli newspapers, such as The Baltimore Sun, Haaretz, The Jerusalem Post, Newsday, USA Today, and Ynet News, and he writes a blog for the Huffington Post. He also has been quoted in major media outlets including U.S. News & World Report, USA Today, and Al Jazeera. Dr. Ziv has a background in policy, having worked at the U.S. Department of State, on Capitol Hill, and for leading non-profit organizations that promote American involvement in Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking.
  • Degrees

    Ph.D, Government and Politics, University of Maryland; MA, Government and Politics, University of Maryland; MA, International Relations, University of Southern California; BA, Political Science, University of California at Irvine
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Teaching

  • Spring 2014

    • SISU-330 Topics in Natl Sec/Foreign Pol: Negotiating Global Challenges
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    • SISU-415 Senior Capstone: Middle East: Neg Israeli-Palestinian Peace
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  • Summer 2014

    • SIS-603 Special Inst in Int'l Affairs: Israel: Prospects for Peace
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  • Fall 2014

    • SISU-330 Topics in Natl Sec/Foreign Pol: U.S.-Israel Relations
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