Alan Dowty, PhD
Alan Dowty is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. In 1963-1975 he was on the faculty of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, during which time he served as Executive Director of the Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations and Chair of the Department of International Relations. In 2003-2006 he was the first holder of the Kahanoff Chair in Israeli Studies at the University of Calgary, and in 2005-2007 he was President of the Association for Israel Studies. Among his publications are basic texts on Israeli society and politics (The Jewish State: A Century Later) and on the Arab-Israel conflict (Israel/Palestine, 4th edition 2017) and over 130 scholarly and popular articles, including the entry on “The Arab-Israel Conflict” in Oxford Bibliographies Online. In 2017 he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in Israel Studies by the Israel Institute and the Association for Israel Studies.