Dov Waxman is an associate professor of Political Science at Baruch College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). Beginning in Fall 2014, he will become Professor of Political Science, International Affairs, and Israel Studies at Northeastern University in Boston and the co-director of the Middle East Center for Peace, Culture, and Development at Northeastern University. Originally from London, England, Dov Waxman attended Oxford University as an undergraduate studying Politics, Philosophy and Economics, before moving to the United States for his graduate studies at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington DC where he received his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees. While in Washington DC, he also worked as a researcher at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Before he joined the faculty of the City University of New York, Dov Waxman was an assistant professor of government at Bowdoin College. He has also held fellowships and visiting appointments at the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies at Tel Aviv University, the Middle East Technical University, the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies at Bar-Ilan University, the Avraham Harman Institute for Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies and St. John’s College at the University of Oxford. He is the author of The Pursuit of Peace and the Crisis of Israeli Identity: Defending / Defining the Nation (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006), and the coauthor (with Ilan Peleg) of Israel’s Palestinians: The Conflict Within (Cambridge University Press, 2011). He has published over 50 scholarly and popular articles and he regularly writes for Ha’aretz, The Daily Beast, and Foreign Policy magazine. He is also a frequent commentator on Middle East affairs on television and radio.