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Brent E Sasley

Associate Professor, Political Science
Last Updated: July 11, 2020
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Research Interests

Research Interests
International security, foreign policy analysis, political psychology, Middle East politics, Israeli politics, politics of Jewish identity

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
International Relations, Middle East politics, Israeli politics

Education

Education

    • 2007 PhD in Political Science
      McGill University, 2007
    • 1998 MA in Political Studies
      University Of Manitoba, 1998
    • 1994 BA in Political Studies
      University Of Manitoba, 1994

Appointments

Appointments

    • 2013 to Present Associate Professor
      Political Science, University of Texas at Arlington
    • 2007 to 2013 Assistant Professor
      Political Science, University of Texas at Arlington
    • 2006 to 2007 Visiting Assistant Professor
      Political Science, Wilfrid Laurier University

Memberships

    • 2013 to 2018 American Political Science Association
    • 2013 to 2018 Association for Israel Studies
    • 2013 to 2018 International Studies Association

Awards and Honors

    • Dec  2014 Supplemental Faculty Research Grant sponsored by Charles T. McDowell Center, University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2012 Supplemental Faculty Research Grant sponsored by Charles T. McDowell Center, University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2011 International Council for Canadian Studies Library Support Grant sponsored by Dallas Consulate
    • Dec  2010 Faculty Development Leave sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2008 Innovative Teaching Mini-Grant sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2008 Research Enhancement Program Grant sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2008 Special Projects Fund sponsored by Department of National Defence, Canada

News Articles

News Articles

    • Aug 2019
      Media interviews: full list
      Scores of interviews on international affairs and Middle East politics (on-line, print, television, radio): International: Agence France-Presse; BBC; BBC Brasil; BBC World Service; CBC National News (Canada); CBC Radio (Canada); France 24; Gulen Media (Iraqi Kurdistan); Huffington Post Canada; Liberal (Israel); The National (Abu Dhabi); National Post (Canada); L’Orient le Jour (Lebanon); Pravda (Slovak Republic); Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Kyrgyzstan; Semana (Columbia); Times of Israel; Today’s Zaman (Turkey). National/US-based: Black America Web; Bloomberg News; Boston Globe; Elan Magazine; Foreign Policy; Inside Higher Ed; Insighters and Scholars’ Circle KPFK 90.7 FM (California); International Business Times; SiriusXM POTUS; U.S. News and World Report; Vice News; Voice of America; Vox.com; Washington Post; World Politics Review. Local: CBS 11; CW 33; Fox 4; KLIF 570; KRLD 1080; NBC 5; Star-Telegram; 820 WBAP.
    • July 2017 Monkey Cage / Washington Post
      “What the Labor Party’s Election Says about the Prospects for Israel’s Left.”
    • Jan 2017 Haaretz
      “Increasingly, Supporting Israel No Longer Serves America’s Interests.”
    • Jan 2017 The National Interest
      With Ilan Goldenberg. “Why Israel’s Settlement Construction Must Be Stopped.”
    • Dec 2016 Monkey Cage / Washington Post
      “Jerusalem’s Status Won’t Be As Easy to Settle As Other Real Estate Deals. Here’s Why.”
    • Sept 2016 Foreign Affairs
      “Israel’s Mirror: Shimon Peres’ Life and Legacy.”
    • Oct 2015 Foreign Affairs
      “Arab Israelis Step Out: Nationalism, Identity, and the Violence in Jerusalem.”
    • July 2015 Foreign Affairs
      “Deal With It: How Israel Can Live with the Iranian Nuclear Agreement.”
    • July 2015 World Politics Review
      “Regional Shifts Bring Israel and Cyprus Closer Together, for Now."
    • May 2015 Foreign Affairs
      “Why Netanyahu’s Coalition is More Durable Than You Think.”
    • Mar 2015 Foreign Affairs
      “Israel’s Right Turn: Behind Bibi’s Victory.”
    • Mar 2015 Monkey Cage / Washington Post
      “The Weakening of the Israeli Left.”
    • Mar 2015
      Foreign Affairs
      "Netanyahu's Speech and the Israeli Election"
    • Dec 2014
      Foreign Affairs
      "Israel's Tangled Democracy"
    • Nov 2014
      Monkey Cage/Washington Post
      "The Politics of Israel's Security Officers"
    • Oct 2014
      World Politics Review
      "Islamic State's Threat to Jordan Could Drag Israel Into Syria's Conflict"
    • Sept 2014
      Haaretz
      "Despair Won't Advance Liberal Zionists' Agenda"
    • Aug 2014
      bloggingheads.tv
      Discussion of liberal Zionism in the American Jewish community
    • Aug 2014
      LSE The Impact Blog
      "Scholarly vs. Activist Identities: What Standards Should Govern Academic Engagement in the Public Sphere?"
    • Aug 2014
      Foreign Affairs
      "President Erdogan"
    • Aug 2014
      Ynet
      "Israel Should Engage International Community to Forge Peaceful Future"
    • July 2014
      Politico Magazine
      "Israel Is Winning This War"
    • July 2014
      Haaretz
      "Israel's Hollow Victory Over Hamas"
    • July 2014
      Monkey Cage / Washington Post
      "Does the Gaza Operation Threaten Netanyahu's Political Future?"
    • July 2014
      The National Interest
      "Israel's Real Problem: It Has No Strategy"
    • May 2014
      The Jerusalem Post
      "Neglecting Israel's Arab Community"
    • May 2014
      LSE The Impact Blog
      "Embracing Our (Non-Scholarly) Identities: The Benefits of Combining Engagement with Moral Activism"
    • Mar 2014
      Political Violence @ A Glance
      "Group Emotions and Violence"
    • Jan 2014
      Haaretz
      "Israel Needs Borders, Not Therapy"
    • Dec 2013
      Monkey Cage / Washington Post
      "How Erdogan has Reshaped Turkish Politics"
    • Dec 2013
      Foreign Affairs
      "Still Going Strong: After the Iran Deal, the United States and Israel Will Cooperate, Not Clash"
    • Nov 2013
      Duck of Minerva
      "Mixing Scholarly with Blogging Identities"
    • Oct 2013
      The National Interest
      "The Middle East: Still Not Russian"
    • Oct 2013
      bloggingheads.tv
      Discussion of a new Pew Research survey on the American Jewish community
    • Sept 2013
      The National Interest
      "Russia No Threat to America in the Middle East"
    • Aug 2013
      Political Violence @ A Glance
      "An Attack on Syria Isn't About Chemical Weapons"
    • Aug 2013
      Duck of Minerva
      "Social Media before Conference Networking"
    • July 2013
      Foreign Policy
      "The Domestic Politics of Israeli Policymaking"
    • July 2013
      Political Violence @ A Glance
      "Will the Egyptian Coup Affect Other Islamist Groups?"
    • June 2013
      The Atlantic
      "The Price Israel Pays for Its Poor National Security Decision-Making"
    • June 2013
      The National Interest
      "Erdogan's Democracy"
    • Apr 2013
      bloggingheads.tv
      Discussions of what it means to be "pro-Israel" and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process
    • Feb 2013
      +972 Magazine
      "In Response: The Benefits of Academic Israel Programs"
    • Jan 2013
      Duck of Minerva
      "What Western Analysts Got Wrong about the Israeli Election"
    • Jan 2013
      bloggingheads.tv
      Discussion of the "Jewish Lobby" and the American Jewish and Christian Zionist community
    • Jan 2013
      +972 Magazine
      "Despite Dissatisfaction, U.S. Jews Won't Be Abandoning Israel Any Time Soon"
    • Nov 2012
      The National Interest
      "If Barack Strikes Back"
    • Aug 2012
      Jewish Telegraphic Agency
      "The Israeli Left's Growing Pragmatism"
    • June 2012
      Christian Science Monitor
      "Time to End the 'Cold War' between Turkey and Israel"
    • Oct 2011
      The Forward
      "Gilad Shalit Release Welcome, But at What Cost"
    • June 2011
      Embassy Magazine (Canada)
      "Harper's Honest Mistake at the G8 Summit"
    • May 2011
      Literary Review of Canada
      “Who Calls the Shots? An Inquiry into the Effect of Jewish and Arab Lobbies on Canadian Middle East Policy.”
    • Dec 2010
      Globe and Mail
      "No to Apartheid, But Yes to Discrimination"

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Sept 2008 to Aug 2010 Ethnic Communties and Foreign Policy in the Canadian Experience sponsored by  -  $9269
      Brent Sasley (Funded)

Publications


      2020
      • Book Chapter
        "The End of Oslo and The Second Intifada, 2000-2005."
        The Routledge Companion to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
        [Sasley, BrentE]. New York: "Routledge".
      • Book Chapter
        “Victimhood as Power in International Conflict.”
        The Power of Emotions in World Politics
        [Sasley, BrentE ]. New York: "Routledge".

      2019
      • Book Chapter
        “Identity-Based States and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.”
        Social Justice in Israel/Palestine: Foundational and Contemporary Debates
        [Sasley, Brent E ]. Toronto: "University of Toronto Press".

      2018
      • Book Chapter
        “When States Misbehave: Membership Suspension in International Organizations.”
        Accountability for Effectiveness in Global Governance
        [Hardt, Heidi, Sasley, BrentE]. New York: "Routledge".

      2014
      • Book Chapter
        “Remembering and Forgetting in Turkish Identity and Policymaking.”
        Memory and Trauma in International Relations
        [Sasley, BrentE]. London: "Routledge".

      2010
      • Book Chapter
        “Turkish Identity as Enabler or Impediment: Turkey in Central Asia.”
        The “New” Central Asia: The Regional Impact of International Actors
        [Sasley, BrentE]. "World Scientific". DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/9789814287579_0009

      2007
      • Book Chapter
        “Canada’s Jewish and Arab Communities and Canadian Foreign Policy.”
        Canada and the Middle East: In Theory and Practice
        [Sasley, BrentE, Jacoby, TamiAmanda]. Waterloo: "Wilfrid Laurier University Press".

      2002
      2001
      • Book Chapter
        “Turkey’s Energy Politics.”
        Turkey in World Politics: An Emerging Multiregional Power
        [Sasley, BrentE]. Boulder: "Lynne Rienner Publishers".

      2018
      • Book Review
        Review of Bibi: The Turbulent Life and Times of Benjamin Netanyahu
        [Sasley, BrentE]. Middle School Journal. 72(4),
      • Book Review
        Review of The Biggest Prison on Earth: A History of the Occupied Territories
        [Sasley, BrentE]. Middle School Journal. 72(1),

      2017
      2016
      2015
      • Book Review
        Review of Indecision Points: George W. Bush and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
        [Sasley, BrentE]. Middle School Journal. 69(3),

      2014
      • Book Review
        Review of Israel’s Security Network: A Theoretical and Comparative Perspective and Zion’s Dilemmas: How Israel Makes National Security Policy
        [Sasley, BrentE]. Perspectives on Politics / American Political Science Association. 12(4),

      2013
      2010
      2008
      • Book Review
        Review of Defending the Holy Land: A Critical Analysis of Israel’s Security & Foreign Policy
        [Sasley, BrentE]. Israel Studies Forum. 23(2),

      2001
      • Book Review
        Review of Turkey and the Caucasus: Domestic Interests and Security Concerns
        [Sasley, BrentE]. Turkish Studies. 2(1),

      2016
      • Reference Work
        “Political Psychology.”
        Oxford Bibliographies in International Relations
        [Sasley, BrentE]. New York: "Oxford University Press".

      2015
      • Other
        The Theoretical Normalization of Israel in International Relations. Review of The Political Psychology of Israeli Prime Ministers: When Hard-Liners Opt for Peace and Why Hawks Become Doves: Shimon Peres and Foreign Policy Change.
        [Sasley, BrentE]. Israel Studies. 20(2), "Israel Studies". DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2979/israelstudies.20.2.183

      2002
      • Other
        “Out of the Shadows: The Implications of Canada’s Role in the War against Terrorism and the Effective Resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian Dispute.”
        [Jacoby, TamiAmanda, Sasley, BrentE]. Ottawa: "Department of National Defence".

Presentations

    • August  2019
      Boyea, BrentD (Author), Sasley, BrentE (Author), ""Sticky Institutions? Institutional Change and Foreign Policy."", American Political Science Association, Washington, D.C.. (August 29, 2019).
    • March  2019
      Sasley, BrentE, ""Discursive Signals and Social Emotions."", International Studies Association, Toronto, Canada. (March 30, 2019).
    • March  2019
      Sasley, BrentE, "Navigating ISA 2019 and Other Networking Opportunities (/Challenges)", International Studies Association, Toronto, Canada. (March 27, 2019).
    • June  2018
      Sasley, BrentE, "“The Politics of Israel.” ", Summer Institute for Israel Studies, Brandeis University, Boston, MA. (June 24, 2018).
    • March  2018
      Sasley, BrentE, "“Jewish, Israeli, or Middle Eastern? Dilemmas of Israeli Identity and Its Place in the Middle East.”", Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA. (March 5, 2018).
    • June  2017
      Sasley, BrentE, "“The Politics of Israel.” ", Summer Institute for Israel Studies, Brandeis University, Boston, MA. (June 26, 2017).
    • June  2017
      Sasley, BrentE, "“Teaching Israeli Politics to North American Undergraduates.” ", Association for Israel Studies, Boston, MA. (June 12, 2017).
    • March  2017
      Sasley, BrentE, "“The Emotional Construction of Victimhood in IR.” ", Berlin, Germany. (March 24, 2017).
    • March  2017
      Sasley, BrentE, "“Israel: The Politics of Being Jewish and Democratic.” ", Azrieli Institute of Israel Studies, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (March 9, 2017).
    • February  2017
      Sasley, BrentE, "“The Syrian Civil War and the Spread of Terror” ", International Studies Association, Baltimore, Maryland. (February 24, 2017).
    • March  2016
      Sasley, BrentE, "“Approaching the Middle East.”", Model Arab League, Southwest Conference, Texas A&M Commerce, Commerce, TX. (March 31, 2016).
    • March  2016
      Sasley, BrentE, "“Discursive Signals and Social Emotions.”", International Studies Association, Atlanta, Georgia. (March 16, 2016).
    • June  2015
      Sasley, BrentE, "The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: American Attitudes towards Israel and their Implications for the Peace Process.” ", Association for Israel Studies, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (June 1, 2015).
    • June  2015
      Sasley, BrentE, "“Alchemists at Work: Explanation and Endorsement in the Arab-Israeli Conflict.” ", Association for Israel Studies, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (June 1, 2015).
    • June  2015
      Sasley, BrentE, "“Scholarship, Identity, and Advocacy: Diasporic Jewish Scholars and Israel.” ", Association for Israel Studies, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (June 1, 2015).
    • February  2015
      Sasley, BrentE (Author), Waxman, Dov (Author), "“Diaspora Divisions and Policy Conflicts: The Pro-Israel Lobbies and U.S. Middle East Policy.” ", International Studies Association, New Orleans, LA. (February 18, 2015).
    • February  2015
      Sasley, BrentE, "“Language, Geography, and Spatial Boundaries: American Scholars, Israeli Scholars, and the Study of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.”", International Studies Association, New Orleans, LA. (February 18, 2015).
    • August  2014
      Hardt, Heidi (Author), Sasley, BrentE (Author), "“When States Break the Rules: Membership Suspension in International Organizations.”", American Political Science Association, Washington, DC. (August 28, 2014).
    • June  2014
      Sasley, BrentE (Author), Waxman, Dov (Author), "“Ethnic Lobbies and the Construction of American Interests.” ", Association for Israel Studies, Sde Boker, Israel. (June 23, 2014).
    • June  2014
      Sasley, BrentE, "“Emotional Healing: Remembering Trauma and Conflict Resolution.” ", Doctoral Workshop, Department of International Relations, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel. (June 11, 2014).
    • March  2014
      Sasley, BrentE, "“Violence, Grief, and Memory: How Emotions Help Maintain or Resolve Conflicts.” ", International Studies Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (March 26, 2014).
    • August  2013
      Sasley, BrentE, "“U.S.-Israel Relations.” ", UC Berkeley / Schusterman Center Summer Institute , Berkeley, CA. (August 15, 2013).
    • June  2013
      Sasley, BrentE, "“The Arab Awakening and Regional Security” ", Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada. (June 27, 2013).
    • April  2013
      Sasley, BrentE (Author), Sucharov, Mira (Author), "“Cocked and Locked: Israel Security Culture through the Stories of Etgar Keret.”", International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA. (April 3, 2013).
    • April  2013
      Sasley, BrentE, "“Intra-Group Disputes over Identity and Policy: Demonization of the Zionist Other.”", International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA. (April 3, 2013).
    •  2012
      Sasley, BrentE, ""Alchemists at Work: Explanation and Endorsement in the Arab-Israeli Conflict"", San Diego, CA. ( , 2012).
    •  2012
      Sasley, BrentE, ""Blogging Identities on Israel/Palestine: Public Intellectuals and their Audiences"", Haifa, Israel. ( , 2012).
    •  2012
      Sasley, BrentE, ""Identities at War: The Role of Israel in Diaspora Jewish Identity and Advocacy"", Association for Israel Studies, Haifa, Israel. ( , 2012).
    • August  2012
      Sasley, BrentE, "“Coming in From the Cold: Emotions in IR.” ", Department of Political Science, Lund University, Lund, Sweden. (August 27, 2012).
    •  2009
      Sasley, BrentE, ""Nuclear Proliferation in the Middle East"", University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba. ( , 2009).
    • January  2009
      Sasley, BrentE, "“The Israeli Elections and the Peace Process: Moving Forward or Backward?” ", Centre for Security and Defence Studies, Norman Patterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (January 12, 2009).
    •  2007
      Sasley, BrentE, ""NATO, the Middle East, and the Caucasus: Keeping an Arm's Length Away"", University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba. ( , 2007).
    • June  2007
      Sasley, BrentE, "“The Impact of Diaspora Communities on Canada’s Middle East Policy: Influence or Insignificance?” ", Centre for International Governance Innovation, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. (June 11, 2007).
    • May  2006
      Sasley, BrentE, "“Canadian Interests and Policy Considerations in the Middle East.” ", Canadian Forces College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (May 4, 2006).

Students Supervised

    • Dec 2019
      Undergraduate Honors Activities
      Basmah Arshad,
      Honors contract for POLS 3319, Fall 2019
    • Dec 2019
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Elias Perez, (Political Science)
      Saxe Fellowship
    • Dec 2019
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Marissa Cripe, (Political Science)
      Saxe Fellowship
    • Dec 2019
      Directed Individual/Independent Study
      Jacob Pouttu, (Political Science)
    • June 2019
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Bujamin Mustafa, (Political Science)
    • May 2019
      Undergraduate Honors Activities
      Basmah Arshad,
      Honors contract for POLS 4392-001, Spring 2019
    • Apr 2019
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Raissa Coulibaly, (Political Science)
    • Feb 2019
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Stephen Wilkes, (Political Science)
    • Dec 2018
      Directed Individual/Independent Study
      Betty Mutai, (Political Science)
    • Nov 2018
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Trevor Owens, (Political Science)
    • Oct 2018
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Betty Mutai, (Political Science)
    • Sept 2018
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Chair
      Josue Rodriguez, (Political Science)
    • Aug 2018
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Chair
      Natalie Thomas, (Political Science)
    • May 2018
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      DeAnne Roark, (Political Science)
    • May 2018
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Andalib Yancy, (Political Science)
      Saxe Fellowship
    • Feb 2018
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Maral Azar, (Political Science)
    • Feb 2018
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Neveen Rashad, (Political Science)
    • Jan 2018
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Patricia Suarez, (Women's and Gender Studies)
    • Sept 2016
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Chair
      David Kashfi, (Political Science)
    • May 2016
      Undergraduate Honors Activities
      Destiny Adams,
      Honors contract for POLS 4372, Spring 2016
    • Mar 2016
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Brandon Cox, (Political Science)
    • Mar 2016
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Consuelo Buencamino, (Women's and Gender Studies)
    • Feb 2016
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Tom Reed, (Political Science)
    • Nov 2015
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      DaShawn Thompson, (Political Science)
    • Mar 2015
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Chair
      Aimon Koko, (Political Science)
    • Feb 2015
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Lucianne Nelson, (Political Science)
    • Nov 2014
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Aviad Levy, MA Candidate at Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
      MA Candidate at Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    • Feb 2014
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Chair
      David Blackburn, (Political Science)
    • Dec 2013
      Undergraduate Honors Activities
      Vallari Gupte,
      Honors contract for POLS 3328, Fall 2013
    • Dec 2012
      Directed Individual/Independent Study
      Cody Ward, (Political Science)

Courses

      • POLS 4394-001 HON THESIS/PROJ
        (Course Id: 106563)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • POLS 3302-001 INTRO INTERNATL RELATIONS
        (Course Id: 112270)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • POLS 3328-001 INTRO TO MIDDLE EAST POLITICS
        (Course Id: 105479)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • POLS 5197-001 MASTER'S COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
        (Course Id: 106565)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • POLS 4395-001 READINGS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE
        (Course Id: 106564)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • POLS 5394-001 ARCHER INDEPENDENT STUDY
        (Course Id: 113026)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020
      • POLS 5393-001 ARCHER INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 113025)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020
      • POLS 3328-002 INTRO TO MIDDLE EAST POLITICS
        (Course Id: 105479)
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 5392-001 POLICYMAKING
        (Course Id: 111980)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020
      • POLS 4316-001 WOMEN IN THE POLITICAL PROCESS
        (Course Id: 107232)
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 4372-001 HUMAN SECURITY
        (Course Id: 112070)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 5197-001 MASTER'S COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
        (Course Id: 106565)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • POLS 5334-001 VIOLENCE IN WORLD POLITICS
        (Course Id: 111384)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 3319-001 CAUSES OF WAR
        (Course Id: 113110)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 5391-001 CONF COURSE POLITICAL SCI
        (Course Id: 106597)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • POLS 5197-001 MASTER'S COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
        (Course Id: 106565)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • POLS 4395-001 READINGS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE
        (Course Id: 106564)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • POLS 4369-001 THE ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT
        (Course Id: 113573)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 5394-001 ARCHER INDEPENDENT STUDY
        (Course Id: 113026)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • POLS 5393-001 ARCHER INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 113025)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • POLS 3328-001 INTRO TO MIDDLE EAST POLITICS
        (Course Id: 105479)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 5197-001 MASTER'S COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
        (Course Id: 106565)
        Summer - 2019
      • POLS 5392-001 POLICYMAKING
        (Course Id: 111980)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • POLS 5197-001 MASTER'S COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
        (Course Id: 106565)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • POLS 5332-001 PARADIGMS IN IR
        (Topic: Theories of International sys | Course Id: 106584 | Xlist Coursepre: 4392 | Xlist Coursenum: 002)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 4392-001 SPECIAL TOPICS
        (Topic: Intro to National Security Stu | Course Id: 106561)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 4392-002 SPECIAL TOPICS
        (Topic: Theories of International sys | Course Id: 106561)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • POLS 5391-001 CONF COURSE POLITICAL SCI
        (Course Id: 106597)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • POLS 4312-001 INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
        (Course Id: 112135)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 4371-001 ISRAEL POLITICS/FOREIGN POLICY
        (Course Id: 111332)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 5197-001 MASTER'S COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
        (Course Id: 106565)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • POLS 4395-002 READINGS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE
        (Course Id: 106564)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • POLS 5398-001 THESIS
        (Course Id: 106599)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • POLS 5698-001 THESIS
        (Course Id: 106601)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • POLS 5394-001 ARCHER INDEPENDENT STUDY
        (Course Id: 113026)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • POLS 5393-001 ARCHER INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 113025)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • POLS 5392-001 POLICYMAKING
        (Course Id: 111980)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • POLS 5698-001 THESIS
        (Course Id: 106601)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • POLS 3302-001 INTRO INTERNATL RELATIONS
        (Course Id: 112270)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 5197-001 MASTER'S COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
        (Course Id: 106565)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • POLS 4392-002 SPECIAL TOPICS
        (Course Id: 106561)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • POLS 5398-001 THESIS
        (Course Id: 106599)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • POLS 5698-001 THESIS
        (Course Id: 106601)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • POLS 5384-001 TOPICS INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
        (Topic: International Security | Course Id: 111571)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 5391-001 CONF COURSE POLITICAL SCI
        (Course Id: 106597)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • POLS 5391-005 CONF COURSE POLITICAL SCI
        (Course Id: 106597)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 5391-006 CONF COURSE POLITICAL SCI
        (Course Id: 106597)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • POLS 5391-007 CONF COURSE POLITICAL SCI
        (Course Id: 106597)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • POLS 5391-008 CONF COURSE POLITICAL SCI
        (Course Id: 106597)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • POLS 3328-001 INTRO TO MIDDLE EAST POLITICS
        (Course Id: 105479)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 5197-001 MASTER'S COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
        (Course Id: 106565)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • POLS 4392-001 SPECIAL TOPICS
        (Topic: Causes of War | Course Id: 106561)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • POLS 5698-001 THESIS
        (Course Id: 106601)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • POLS 5341-001 COGNITION & EMOTION IN IR
        (Course Id: 111982)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 4370-001 INTL RELATIONS OF MIDDLE EAST
        (Course Id: 111218)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 5197-001 MASTER'S COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
        (Course Id: 106565)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • POLS 4392-002 SPECIAL TOPICS
        (Course Id: 106561)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • POLS 4371-001 ISRAEL POLITICS/FOREIGN POLICY
        (Course Id: 111332)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 5197-001 MASTER'S COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
        (Course Id: 106565)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • POLS 5333-001 POLITICS IN THE MIDDLE EAST
        (Course Id: 111383)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 3328-001 INTRO TO MIDDLE EAST POLITICS
        (Course Id: 105479)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • HONR-LA 4303-002 ADVANCED SPECIAL TOPICS
        (Topic: Human Security | Course Id: 103862)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • POLS 4372-001 HUMAN SECURITY
        (Course Id: 112070)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 5197-001 MASTER'S COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
        (Course Id: 106565)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • POLS 4392-001 SPECIAL TOPICS
        (Topic: The Arab-Israeli Conflict | Course Id: 106561)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 2311-003 GOVT OF U S
        (Course Id: 106475)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 3328-001 INTRO TO MIDDLE EAST POLITICS
        (Course Id: 105479)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 5197-001 MASTER'S COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
        (Course Id: 106565)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • POLS 3328-001 INTRO TO MIDDLE EAST POLITICS
        (Course Id: 105479)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 4370-001 INTL RELATIONS OF MIDDLE EAST
        (Course Id: 111218)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 5197-001 MASTER'S COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
        (Course Id: 106565)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • POLS 5334-001 VIOLENCE IN WORLD POLITICS
        (Course Id: 111384)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 2311-002 GOVT OF U S
        (Course Id: 106475)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 4371-001 ISRAEL POLITICS/FOREIGN POLICY
        (Course Id: 111332)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 5197-001 MASTER'S COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
        (Course Id: 106565)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • POLS 5692-001 ARCHER CENTER INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 111981)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2014
      • POLS 5392-001 FEDERAL POLICYMAKING
        (Course Id: 111980)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2014
      • POLS 3328-001 INTRO TO MIDDLE EAST POLITICS
        (Course Id: 105479)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 5197-001 MASTER'S COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
        (Course Id: 106565)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • POLS 5333-001 POLITICS IN THE MIDDLE EAST
        (Course Id: 111383)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 2311-005 GOVT OF U S
        (Course Id: 106475)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 3328-001 INTRO TO MIDDLE EAST POLITICS
        (Topic: Middle East Politics | Course Id: 105479)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 5197-001 MASTER'S COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
        (Course Id: 106565)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • POLS 4392-004 SPECIAL TOPICS
        (Topic: Introduction to International | Course Id: 106561)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 2311-001 GOVT OF U S
        (Course Id: 106475)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2013
      • POLS 2311-005 GOVT OF U S
        (Course Id: 106475)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • POLS 4371-001 ISRAEL POLITICS/FOREIGN POLICY
        (Course Id: 111332)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • HONR-LA 4303-003 ADVANCED SPECIAL TOPICS
        (Topic: Violence, Security, and Norms | Course Id: 103862)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • POLS 5391-002 CONF COURSE POLITICAL SCI
        (Course Id: 106597)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • POLS 2311-004 GOVT OF U S
        (Course Id: 106475)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • POLS 5339-001 ISRAELI IDENTITY
        (Course Id: 106589)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • POLS 4392-001 SPECIAL TOPICS
        (Topic: Scarity-Norms in Global Politi | Course Id: 106561)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • POLS 2311-001 GOVT OF U S
        (Course Id: 106475)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2012
      • HUMA 5698-002 THESIS
        (Course Id: 107197)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2012
      • POLS 4370-001 INTL RELATIONS OF MIDDLE EAST
        (Course Id: 111218)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • POLS 2311-005 GOVT OF U S
        (Course Id: 106475)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • POLS 3328-001 INTRO TO MIDDLE EAST POLITICS
        (Course Id: 105479)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • POLS 3329-001 POL INT CONFL
        (Course Id: 106499)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • POLS 5333-001 POLITICS IN THE MIDDLE EAST
        (Course Id: 111383)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • HONR-LA 3304-007 SPECIAL TOPICS
        (Topic: Middle East Politics | Course Id: 110922)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • POLS 5334-001 VIOLENCE IN WORLD POLITICS
        (Course Id: 111384)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2011
      • POLS 2311-005 GOVT OF U S
        (Course Id: 106475)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • POLS 4394-001 HON THESIS/PROJ
        (Course Id: 106563)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • POLS 4371-001 ISRAEL POLITICS/FOREIGN POLICY
        (Topic: Politics/Foreign Policy-Israel | Course Id: 111332)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • POLS 5398-001 THESIS
        (Course Id: 106599)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • POLS 4395-002 READINGS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE
        (Topic: Need Title | Course Id: 106564)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2010
      • POLS 2311-005 GOVT OF U S
        (Course Id: 106475)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • POLS 4370-001 INTL RELATIONS OF MIDDLE EAST
        (Course Id: 111218)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • POLS 4392-001 SPECIAL TOPICS
        (Topic: Viol & Norms in Global Affairs | Course Id: 106561)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • POLS 3328-001 INTRO TO MIDDLE EAST POLITICS
        (Course Id: 105479)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • POLS 5381-001 TP: COMPAR POLITICS/INTL RELA
        (Topic: Arab-Israeli Conflict | Course Id: 111386)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • Jan 2019 to  Present Committee Member
      COLA Honors Plan Committee
    • May 2018 to  Present Hearing Officer
      Office of Student Conduct
    • Sept 2016 to  Present Administrator
      Department Twitter account
    • Sept 2015 to  Present Committee Member
      Technology
    • Sept 2013 to  Present Committee Chair
      Graduate Studies Committee
      Graduate Studies Committee
    • Sept 2013 to  Present Committee Member
      Planning and Steering
      Planning and Steering
    • Sept 2013 to  Present Graduate Adviser
      Political Science
    • Sept 2019 to  Aug 2020 Committee Chair
      Comparative Politic Hiring Committee (Faculty)
    • Sept 2019 to  Aug 2020 Committee Member
      Public Law Hiring Committee (Faculty)
    • Past to  May 2019 Committee Member
      Edward M. Kennedy Scholarship Fund Committee
    • Past to  Mar 2019 Committee Member
      Archer Undergraduate Fellow Selection Committee
    • Past to  Nov 2018 Committee Member
      Graduate Archer Fellowship Selection Committee
    • Past to  Nov 2018 Evaluator
      Honors Research Symposium, Honors College
    • Sept 2017 to  Aug 2018 Committee Member
      Ad Hoc Committee on Hiring (staff)
    • Sept 2017 to  Aug 2018 Committee Member
      Tenure and Promotion
    • Sept 2016 to  Aug 2018 Committee Member
      Post-Tenure Review
    • Sept 2015 to  Aug 2018 Committee Member
      Curriculum
    • Sept 2015 to  Aug 2018 Committee Member
      Merit Evaluations
    • Sept 2015 to  Aug 2018 Committee Member
      Traffic and Parking Appeals Committee
    • Sept 2014 to  Aug 2018 Committee Member
      Alumni and Community Outreach
    • Past to  Apr 2018 Guest Speaker
      POLS Week
      “Major Challenges Facing the US in the Middle East.”
    • Past to  Apr 2018 Program Organizer
      Brought guest speaker to Department
      Brought Dr. Elizabeth Oldmixon to give multiple talks at the Department, including Department-wide lecture "Religion and Legislative Politics Beyond the Culture Wars."
    • Past to  Mar 2018 Judge
      COLA Spotlight Student Research Forum
    • Past to  Feb 2018 Committee Member
      Archer Fellowship Selection Advisory Committee
    • Sept 2011 to  Aug 2017 Committee Member
      Undergraduate Assembly
    • Past to  Apr 2017 Evaluator
      Honors Research Symposium, Honors College
    • Past to  Nov 2016 Committee Member
      Graduate Archer Fellowship selection committee
    • Past to  Nov 2016 Guest Speaker
      Society of Political Affairs
      "American Foreign Policy under Trump.”
    • Past to  Oct 2016 Guest Speaker
      POLS Week
      “The Match Up: Clinton vs. Johnson.”
    • Past to  Sept 2016 Guest Speaker
      UTA Society of Professional Journalists
      Participant on panel on politics and the media.
    • Sept 2015 to  Aug 2016 Committee Member
      Ad Hoc Committee for Undergraduate Program Redesign
    • Sept 2015 to  Aug 2016 Faculty Mentor
      UTA Mentoring Program for new and junior faculty
    • Sept 2014 to  Aug 2016 Committee Member
      Tenure and Promotion Committee
    • Past to  Apr 2016 Evaluator
      Honors Research Symposium, Honors College
    • Past to  Mar 2016 Judge
      ACES Symposium
    • Past to  Nov 2015 Committee Member
      Graduate Archer Fellowship selection committee
    • June 2015 to  Aug 2015 Committee Member
      Library Search Committee for User Experience Librarian
    • Sept 2014 to  Aug 2015 Committee Member
      Student Competency Committee
    • Sept 2014 to  Aug 2015 Committee Member
      Student Grievance Committee
    • Sept 2011 to  Aug 2015 Committee Chair
      Study Abroad Scholarship Committee, Charles T. McDowell Center for Critical Languages and Area Studies
    • Past to  Apr 2015 Guest Speaker
      POLS Week
      "Assessing the Obama’s Administration’s International Policy."
    • Past to  Mar 2015 Guest Speaker
      Students for Justice in Palestine
      “One State or Two States.”
    • Past to  Nov 2014 Evaluator
      Honors Research Symposium, Honors College
    • Sept 2013 to  Aug 2014 Committee Member
      Ad Hoc Program Review
    • Sept 2013 to  Aug 2014 Committee Member
      Graduate Archer Fellowship selection committee
    • Sept 2013 to  Aug 2014 Committee Member
      Hiring (Staff)
      Hiring (Staff)
    • Sept 2013 to  Aug 2014 Committee Member
      Student Grievance Committee
      Student Grievance Committee
    • Sept 2013 to  Aug 2014 Committee Member
      Tenure and Promotion Committee
    • Past to  Apr 2014 Guest Speaker
      Pi Sigma Alpha
      Participant on panel on panel on Ukraine and international relations.
    • Past to  Nov 2013 Guest Speaker
      MAVActs
    • Past to  Nov 2013 Program Organizer
      Brought speaker to campus
      Brought Dr. Benjamin MacQueen (Monash University, Australia) to UTA, to speak on Kurdistan and conditional sovereignty.
    • Past to  Nov 2013 Guest Speaker
      POLS Week
    • Past to  Oct 2013 Guest Speaker
      Honors College Colloquium

Service to the Profession

    • 2007 to  Present
      Reviewer for Various Funding Institutions
      Various Funding Institutions
      Social Science Research Council (International Dissertation Research Fellowship); Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada; Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (Marie Curie Junior and Senior Fellowships).
    • 2007 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Various Journals
      American Political Science Review; British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies; Cambridge Review of International Affairs; Canadian Foreign Policy; Canadian Journal of Human Rights; Canadian Journal of Political Science; Cooperation and Conflict; Critical Studies on Security; Ethnopolitics; European Journal of International Relations; European Journal of International Security; Foreign Policy Analysis; Geopolitics; Global Change, Peace & Security; Government and Opposition; International Journal; International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation; International Political Sociology; International Relations; International Studies Perspectives; International Studies Quarterly; International Studies Review; Journal of Conflict Resolution; Journal of Global Security Studies; Journal of International Political Theory; Journal of International Relations and Developments; Journal for Peace and Nuclear Disarmament; Journal of Peace Research; Journal of Political Science Education; Millennium; Political Science Quarterly; Political Studies; Politics and Religion; PS; Review of International Political Economy; Review of International Studies; Security Dialogue; Security Studies; Turkish Studies.
    • 2007 to  Present
      Reviewer for Various Publishing Companies
      Various Publishing Companies
      SUNY Press; University of Toronto Press; Polity Press; Routledge; Palgrave Macmillan; Westview Press; Lexington Books; Continuum; Broadview Press; Thomson Nelson.
    • Past to  Sept 2019
      Discussant on book panel (Pasadena, California,
      International Studies Association-West
      Discussant (invited) on book panel for ISA-West Annual Convention, "The Ontological Insecurities of Memory: Book roundtable on Jelena Subotic's Yellow Star, Red Star."
    • Past to  Mar 2019
      Discussant on paper panel (Toronto, Canada)
      International Studies Association
      Discussant on paper panel for ISA Annual Convention, "Political Effects of Digital Media."
    • Apr 2018 to  Mar 2019
      Committee Member
      Governing Council, International Studies Association
    • Apr 2018 to  Mar 2019
      Officer, Other Officer
      International Studies Association
      Chair of Online Media Caucus
    • June 2017 to  June 2018
      Committee Chair
      Association for Israel Studies
      Co-Chair of Political Science section of the Program Committee
    • Feb 2017 to  Apr 2018
      Officer, Other Officer
      International Studies Association
    • Past to  Mar 2014
      Discussant on paper panel (Toronto, Canada)
      International Studies Association
      Discussant on panel for ISA Annual Convention, "Simulation and Pedagogy: The State of the Art in IR."

Service to the Community

Service to the Community

    • 2007 to  Present
      Guest Speaker
      Various