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Jeffrey Sosland Assistant Professor School of Prof & Extd Studies

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

Bio
Areas of Expertise: Water Politics of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, Experiential Learning - Internships and Higher Education
The focus of Dr. Jeffrey Sosland's research is the politics of globalization and the political economy of the Middle East. He has published numerous academic works and has been an active participant in international conferences. The author of a book on water scarcity and the Arab-Israeli conflict, "Cooperating Rivals: The Riparian Politics of the Jordan River Basin." Dr. Sosland also coauthored journal articles on university active and experiential learning, 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). Dr. Sosland has served as an adviser to a foreign ambassador, drawn citations on the Op-Ed page of the Wall Street Journal, presented research at the U.S. State Department, appeared on C-SPAN and testified before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. 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 Jewish Primary Day 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.
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Area of Expertise

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

Additional Information

Jeffrey Sosland is an assistant professor in the School of Professional and Extended Studies. The focus of Dr. Jeffrey Sosland's research is the politics of globalization and the political economy of the Middle East. He has published numerous academic works and has been an active participant in international conferences. The author of a book on water scarcity and the Arab-Israeli conflict, "Cooperating Rivals: The Riparian Politics of the Jordan River Basin." Dr Sosland also coauthored a journal article on university active and experiential learning, “Making the Grade: How a Semester in Washington May Influence Future Academic Performance” (Journal of Political Science Education). Dr. Sosland has served as an adviser to a foreign ambassador, drawn citations on the Op-Ed page of the Wall Street Journal, presented research at the U.S. State Department, appeared on C-SPAN and testified before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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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