Scholars for Peace in the Middle East has Speakers who may be available for presentations at colleges and universities, conferences and community groups.
For information on how to book these speakers and fees contact: Asaf Romirowsky
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Dr. Charles Asher Small is the Director of the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP). He is also the Koret Distinguished Scholar at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Charles received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, McGill University, Montreal; a M.Sc. in Urban Development Planning in Economics, Development Planning Unit (DPU), University College London; and a Doctorate of Philosophy (D.Phil), St. Antony's College, Oxford University.
Graduate School of International Studies University of Denver. A frequent and popular speaker on Israel, Professor Adelman has appeared on Fox News and the Dennis Prager Show. Recently he has given talks on Israel in over a dozen cities, ranging from San Francisco, Los Angeles and Seattle to Houston, Detroit and New York. He has also spoken on a dozen college campuses, ranging from Stanford, UCLA and Colorado College to Indiana University, the University of Texas and the University of Virginia.
A Mid-East expert of exceptional knowledge and insight gained through more than 35 years of direct involvement with foreign affairs, Dr. Alon Ben-Meir offers an important perspective on the nature of world terrorism, ethnic conflict and international relations.
Dr. Anat Berko, a world-renowned terrorism expert whose research focuses on suicide bombers and their handlers (first hand research), conducts research for Israel's Counter-Terrorism Team and Israel's National Security Council, and serves as an advisor to senior government officials. A visiting professor at George Washington University, Dr. Berko is a Research Fellow at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya.
Ariel Cohen, L.L.B., Ph.D., is a well known Washington-based foreign and security policy expert. His particular expertise lies in the areas of energy security; war on terror; the Middle East, including Turkey and Israel; security; Russia's economic and financial policy; U.S.-Russian relations; Caspian pipeline security; ethnic conflict; and relationships between Russia and the New Independent States (NIS).
Richard Cravatts, PhD, is author of Genocidal Liberalism: The University's Jihad Against Israel & Jews. He has published over 350 articles, op-ed pieces, columns, and chapters in books on anti-Semitism, anti-Israelism, higher education and campus free speech, terrorism, Constitutional law, politics, and social policy. In addition to speaking engagements, he is also a frequent guest on radio programs on the topic of anti-Israel sentiment in higher education.
Policy advisor to minister Natan Sharansky since mid-1990s; member of executive staff of Sharansky’s Yisrael B’Aliya party in recent years; most recently served as a senior member of minister Sharansky’s staff in the prime minister’s office, responsible for contacts with Palestinian and other Arab democracy activists as well as for relations with ‘next generation’ Jewish leaders and coordinging support for Jewish students and faculty at universities around the world.
Amos N. Guiora, Professor of Law, S.J. Quigley College of Law, University of Utah. Teaches Criminal Law, International Law, Religion an Terrorisim and Global Perspectives on Counterterrorism.
Abba Hillel Silver Professor of Jewish Studies
Director, The Samuel Rosenthal Center for Judaic Studies
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Ohio
Malvina Halberstam, Professor of International Law, is one of the founding faculty of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University. Prior to coming to Cardozo, she taught at Loyola, University of Southern California, University of Texas, University of Virginia, and Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Alexander H. Joffe is an archaeologist and historian specializing in the Middle East and contemporary international affairs. He received a B.A. in History from Cornell University in 1981 and Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies from the University of Arizona in 1991. From 1980 to 2003 he participated in and directed archaeological research in Israel, Jordan, Greece and the United States. Joffe taught at the Pennsylvania State University and Purchase College, and has been Director of Research for Global Policy Exchange, Ltd., and The David Project, Center for Jewish Leadership.
Professor Kontorovich teaches at Northwestern University School of Law, where he specializes in constitutional and international law. He is one of the world's preeminent experts on international jurisdiction and criminal law, and has been called on to advise lawyers in historic piracy trials around the world.
Matthias Küntzel (born 1955 ), is a German author and a political scientist. He is a research associate at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a member of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East.
Bar-Ilan University, Israel.
Dept. of Philosophy and Religion,
Department of Land of Israel Studies at Bar-Ilan University
Jordan Valley Academic College
Kenneth L. Marcus is President and General Counsel of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law and author of the award-winning Jewish Identity and Civil Rights in America (New York: Cambridge University Press: 2010). Marcus founded the Brandeis Center in 2011 to combat the resurgence of anti-Semitism in American higher education.
Prof Menashri's main field of academic research is history and politics of modern Iran Shi'i Islam and history of education in the Muslim world. He has been a visiting Fulbright scholar at Princeton and Cornell University and, among others, a visiting Professor at the University of Chicago, Yale, Oxford Melbourne University, the University of Munich, Waseda (Tokyo) and Monash University (Melbourne.) In the late 1970s he spent two years conducting research and field studies in Iranian universities on the eve of the Islamic Revolution.
Dr. Josef Olmert offers a rare combination of talents; a top Middle East scholar, former peace negotiator, much published author and journalist, as well as a seasoned public speaker. He is currently an adjunct professor at the University of South Carolina.
Author, Paris, France
Donna Robinson Divine is the Morningstar Family Professor of Jewish Studies and Professor of Government at Smith College. Author of books and articles on various aspects of Palestinian history and politics as well as Israeli and Zionist history and politics, she is fluent in three of the languages of the Middle East-Arabic, Hebrew and Turkish.
Middle East analyst Asaf Romirowsky is SPME's Acting Executive Director. Formerly, he served as SPME's Deputy Director and is an adjunct scholar at the Foundation for Defense for Democracies, and the Middle East Forum.
Professor of Anthropology at McGill University, Member SPME Board of Directors
Islamization; "Root Causes" of anti-Western Violence
Moslem Nomadic Tribes (esp. Baluchis)
Tribal Bases of Middle Eastern Cultures
Ofira Seliktar is a professor of Political Science at Gratz College and heads the Strategy and Intelligence Section at the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa. She is the author of numerous books, articles, and chapters on intelligence.
Professor of Medical Ethics and Humanities
Feinberg School of Medicine
Member, NASA Biological and Physical Research Advisory Council