Dr. Boaz Atzili
Director, SIS Doctoral Studies Program
School of International Service
Additional Positions at AU
- Faculty, Jewish Studies Program
- Faculty, Center for Israel Studies
- Affiliated faculty, Arab Studies
Dr. Boaz Atzili is the Director of the SIS Doctoral Program. He is a political scientist who researches and teaches international politics. His interest is in international security with an emphasis on the politics of borders and territoriality, deterrence of non-state actors and their host states, and the international aspects of state weakness. His regional focus is in the Middle East, but his research extends to Africa, Europe, and Latin America as well.
Atzili teaches courses include "International Relation Theory," "Schools of Thought in International Relations," "Security and Insecurity in a Global World," "Dynamics of International (in)Security," "Weak States and War," and "Arab-Israeli relations."
Atzili's publications include Good Fences Bad Neighbors: Border Fixity and International Conflict (University of Chicago Press, 2012), and articles in International Security, Security Studies, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, and International Studies Review.
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; BA, International Relations, Hebrew University in Jerusalem
- Languages Spoken
- English, Hebrew
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