2017-19 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).

 

Ziv's newest publication

Ziv Rubinovitz and Elai Rettig, "Crude Peace: The Role of Oil Trade in the Israeli-Egyptian Peace Negotiations," International Studies Quarterly 62, no. 2 (June 2018): 371-382.
https://academic.oup.com/isq/article-abstract/62/2/371/4909420?redirectedFrom=fulltext

 

UPCOMING

in our LECTURE SERIES IN ISRAEL STUDIES

 

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 6:30 pm

Green Music Center Room 1027

From Camp David to Oslo and Onwards

 

Thursday, November 1, 2018, 6:30 pm

Green Music Center Room 1027

Marik Stearn, UC San Diego
Political Geography of Jerusalem
between the Wall and the Mall

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 6:30 pm

Green Music Center Room 2052

Anat Balint, San Francisco State

Media Issues in Israel

 

Dr. Rubinovitz's FALL 2018 Schedule 

 

JWST 200.1 (section 1)
Introduction to Judaism 

GE CATEGORY C2

Fall 2018 Topic: Great Powers in the Middle East
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

Fall 2018 Topic: Israeli Politics
Ziv Rubinovitz, Israel Institute Visiting Professor
Tuesday and Thursday, 1:00-2:50pm
GMC 1058

 

PAST COURSES TAUGHT at SSU

JWST 200 Spring 2018 Topic: Israel Foreign Policy

JWST 200 Spring 2018 Topic: Peacemaking in the Middle East: Israel, its neighbors, and the United States

JWST 331 Spring 2018 Topic: U.S.-Israel Relations between Special and Normal

JWST 200 Fall 2017 Great Powers in the Middle East; Fall 2017

 

 

LECTURE SERIES IN ISRAEL STUDIES

 

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 6:30 pm

Green Music Center Room 1027

From Camp David to Oslo and Onwards

 

Thursday, February 22, 2018, 6:30 pm

Schroeder Hall at the Green Music Center

Israeli Arabs in the Government Branches with Rami Zeedan

Thursday, March 8, 2018, 4:00 pm

Schroeder Hall at the Green Music Center

Alon Sachar

 

Thursday, April 9, 2018, 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, 2018

tba

Israel Day of Rememberance and Independance Day ceremony and celebration

 

Past Lectures: FALL 2017