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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
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

Bio
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, CNN.com, Forward, Haaretz, The Jerusalem Post, Newsday, The Philadelphia Inquirer, La Razon, USA Today, and Ynet News, and he blogs for The Hill and The Huffington Post. He also has appeared as a commentator in major media outlets including Al Araby, Al Jazeera America, BBC, CNN, CTV News, i24 News, TRT World, U.S. News & World Report, Voice of America (VOA), and ZDF German Television. 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.
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Area of Expertise

Middle East, Israel, Netanyahu, Shimon Peres, Abbas, U.S. foreign policy, decision making, Palestinians, two state solution

Additional Information

Guy Ziv 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. 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. Ziv's the author of Why Hawks Become Doves: Shimon Peres and Foreign Policy Change in Israel(2014). 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.

For the Media

To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

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