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Jeffrey Sosland Asst Professor Global and Immersive Studies

Degrees
Ph.D. Georgetown University
A.B. Harvard University

Favorite Spot on Campus
Rain barrel (ex-hot tub) next to McCabe hall
Bio
Areas of Expertise: Water Politics of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, Experiential Learning - Internships and Higher Education

The focus of Dr. Jeffrey Sosland's teaching is international business, global water scarcity and internship experiential learning. His most recent book is on water politics and the Arab-Israeli conflict, Cooperating Rivals: The Riparian Politics of the Jordan River Basin (State University of New York Press). Dr. Sosland also coauthored with Dr. Diane Lowenthal journal articles on experiential education and internships, including “Making the Grade: How a Semester in Washington May Influence Future Academic Performance” and “The Forgotten Educator: Experiential Learning's Internship Supervisor” (both in Journal of Political Science Education). This research has received awards from the American Political Science Association (APSA) and the National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE). He was also awarded a Post-Doctoral Fellowship from Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

In his non-professional life he has served on the board of directors of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Capitol Chapter (past president), McLean School of Maryland, Camp Ramah in New England and the Milton School in Washington D.C. (past vice president); as well as enjoying long distance running (completed 17 marathons and a 50-mile ultramarathon) and the company of his wife, three children and their dog.
For the Media
To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

Teaching

Spring 2022

  • CORE-105 Complex Problems Seminar: Water Politics Crisis

  • WSEM-080 Washington Semester Rsrch Proj

  • WSEM-096 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring: Globalization in Crisis

Fall 2022

  • CORE-105 Complex Problems Seminar: Water Politics Crisis

  • WSEM-050 Topics in Washington DC: Globalization in Crisis

  • WSEM-080 Washington Semester Rsrch Proj

AU Experts

Area of Expertise

Arab-Israeli conflict/cooperation and water scarcity. International politics of water and internships and experiential learning.

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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