2017-18 ISRAEL INSTITUTE TEACHING FELLOW

Ziv Rubinovitz

Dr. Ziv Rubinovitz is the Israel Institute Teaching Fellow for Sonoma State Univeristy beginning in Fall 2017. He is a Research Fellow at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center, studying the rise and decline of the autonomy concept 1967-1982, and a Research Fellow at the Chaikin Chair in Geostrategy, University of Haifa. He is a Ph.D. in International Relations from the University of Haifa, Israel. His dissertation dealt with the geopolitics of the U.S. use of force in the international arena since 1898. His major fields of research are American foreign policy and grand strategy, Israeli foreign policy issues, particularly the peace process with Egypt, and the US-Israel relations. He has been a visiting researcher at the Azrieli Institute at Concordia University in Montreal, a visiting professor of Israel Studies at Emory University, a visiting researcher at the LSE and an adjunct lecturer at the MA Program on Peace and Conflict Management at the University of Haifa and was also a lecturer at the Ginsburg Ingerman Overseas Students Program at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He had published an article on Israel's role in the September 1970 crisis in Jordan (International History Review 2010), an article on the alleged American decline as other power rise in the international system (in an edited volume: Aharon Klieman (ed.), Geopolitics and Great Powers (Springer, 2015).

 

Dr. Rubinovitz's SPRING 2018 Schedule 

 

JWST 200.1 (section 1)
Introduction to Judaism 

GE CATEGORY C2

Spring 2018 Topic: Israel Foreign Policy
Ziv Rubinovitz, Israel Institute Visiting Professor
Monday and Wednesday, 2:00-3:50pm
GMC 1058

 

JWST 200.2 (section 2)
Introduction to Judaism 

GE CATEGORY C2

Spring 2018 Topic: Peacemaking in the Middle East: Israel, its neighbors, and the United States
Ziv Rubinovitz, Israel Institute Visiting Professor
Tuesday and Thursday, 3:00-4:50pm
GMC 1058

 

JWST 331 - POLS 486
Topics in Jewish American Studies 

Fall 2017 Topic: U.S.-Israel Relations between Special and Normal
Ziv Rubinovitz, Israel Institute Visiting Professor
Tuesday and Thursday, 1:00-2:50pm
GMC 1058

 

PAST COURSES TAUGHT at SSU

Great Powers in the Middle East; Fall 2017

 

LECTURE SERIES IN ISRAEL STUDIES

 

Thursday, February 22, 6:30 pm

Schroeder Hall at the Green Music Center

Israeli Arabs in the Government Branches with Rami Zeedan

Thursday, March 8, 4:00 pm

Schroeder Hall at the Green Music Center

Alon Sachar

 

Thursday, April 9, 6:30 pm

GMC 1057

Uri Marantz, Ph.D. Candidate, Carleton University (Canada).

US interventions in the Middle East with Israeli support.

Thursday, April 19

tba

Israel Day of Rememberance and Independance Day ceremony and celebration

 

Past Lectures: FALL 2017