Miriam F. Elman, PhD
Miriam F. Elman is an associate professor of political science at the Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs, Syracuse University where she is the Inaugural Robert D. McClure Professor of Teaching Excellence. At the Maxwell School, she directs the International and Intra-state Conflict Studies research team at SU’s Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC). Elman received her Ph.D. and M.Phil. from Columbia University and completed her B.A. at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is the editor and co-editor of five books and the author and co-author over 65 journal articles, book chapters and reports on topics related to international and national security, the interface between religion and politics, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Elman’s research has been supported by many government agencies and private foundations, including the US Department of Education, Arizona State University’s Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict (CSRC), and Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (BCSIA), where she was an International Security Fellow. Elman currently serves on the external advisory board of The Israel Group (TIG) and is an active participant on the Academic Engagement Network’s (AEN) ‘writers & speakers bureau’. She is an avid advocate of publically-engaged scholarship and frequently weighs in on matters of the public interest for radio, TV, and other media. Her op-eds have been featured in The Washington Post, The Forward, Algemeiner, Haaretz, The Times of Israel, The Post Standard, and The Jewish Observer among many other online and print media outlets. Currently she is a featured author at Legal Insurrection, a leading conservative blog.