Career Brief

Shaul Mishal is Director, Middle East Program, Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy, IDC-Herzliya, Israel & Brian Mulroney Professor of Government at Tel Aviv University. Chairman and Founder of Etrog Strategies for Middle East Risk Analysis. Founded and directed the Center for Israeli Arab Studies. Authored and co-authored 6 books and numerous articles in subjects related to Arab and Islamic political cultures and Palestinian politics. Visiting Professor at Yale University, visiting Scholar at the Center for International Affairs at Harvard and Senior Fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health. Received a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and completed post-Doctoral studies at Yale University. Professor Mishal consulted extensively in both the public and private sectors - providing strategic insights to private and public corporations, governmental bodies and NGOs.  

Professional Experience

Years

Institution

Department

Position

2017-2018

Yale University

The MacMillan Center for International and Regional Studies and the Dept. of Political Science

Visiting Professor

2013-present

IDC-Herzliya

Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy

Professor

2010-2012

Israel National Security College

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Professor

2009

Tel-Aviv University

Brian Mulroney Professor of Government

Senior Research Fellow

2007-2008

Yale University

The Middle East Council at MacMillan Center

Senior Research Fellow

2006-2008

Yale University

Yale Center for International and Area Studies

Visiting Professor in Middle Eastern Studies

2004-present

Tel-Aviv University

Political Science

Professor

1999

Tel-Aviv

Etrog Strategies Consulting in Middle East Risk Analysis

Founder & Chairman

1995-1996

Harvard University

School of Public Health

Senior Fellow

1993

Yale University

Political Science

Visiting Professor

1992-1996

Institute for Israeli Arab Studies

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Head of Institute

1991-2004

Tel-Aviv University

Political Science

Associate Professor

1989-1990

Yale University

Political Science

Visiting Professor

1986-1987

Harvard University

The Center for International Affairs

Visiting Scholar

1982-1990

Tel-Aviv University

Political Science

Senior Lecturer

1981-1982

Yale University

Political Science

Visiting Associate Professor

1978-1982

Tel-Aviv University

Political Science

Lecturer

1976-1977

Yale University

Political Science

Visiting Assistant Professor

1974-1975

Bar-Ilan University

Political Science

Acting Instructor


Academic & Professional Meetings

Year

Meeting

2014

The Social Psychology Program, IDC-Herzliya

2013

Creative Ideas for Israel's Changing Strategic Environment, INSS, Tel Aviv

2011

Principles for Fighting in Densely Populated Areas of Arab Non State Organizations, INSS, Tel Aviv ‏

2007

Hamas and the Future of the Israel-Palestinian Dispute, The Middle East Seminar, MacMillan Center, Yale University

2004

Annual Meeting of the Peace Science Society, Houston, Texas

2004

Central Institute for Technology, Virginia

2003

Gilman Conference on New Directions in International Relations, Yale University

2000

The International Programs Center for Conflict Resolution, University of Oklahoma, Haifa

1998

The Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies, Amman

1997

International Conference of the Morris E. Curiel Center for International Studies

1995

The Takmi Program Seminar on Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health

1994

The American Political Science Association

1994

The Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace

1993

Concilium on International and Area Studies, Yale University

1990

The Political Science Department Seminar, Yale University

1989

The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, The Annual Seminar, Tel Aviv University

1989

The Israeli Political Science Association, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

1986

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University

1981

The Conflict Resolution Seminar, Yale University

1981

Concilium on International and Area Studies, Yale University

Qualifications

Degree

Institution

Field

Year

B.A.

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Political Science and Sociology

1968

M.A.

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Political Science and Public Policy

1971

Ph.D.

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Political Science

1976

Post.Doc.

Yale University

Political Science

1977


Grants, Fellowship and Prizes

Year

Details

2007-2008

The Shiite Leadership of Iran and Lebanon: A comparative Perspective. The Middle East Council, MacMillan Center, Yale University.

2005

Palestinian Suicide Bombers:

Homeland Security Center of Excellence for Behavioral and Social Research on Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

2005

Political Discourse of Uprooting: The case of Gush Katif

The Floersheimer Institute for Policy Studies

2004

Al-Qaeda as a Dune Organization: A New Perception in a Comparative Perspective

Israel Science Foundation

2004

Al-Qaeda and the Middle East Islamic Terrorism: Comparative Analysis and Policy Implications

The Tami Steinetz Center for PEace Research

2000

Cooperative Networks of Arabs and Jews in the Context of Economic Business Entrepreneurship

Netherlands-Israel Development Research Program

1997

Economic Entrepreneurship in an Era of Peace

The Chaim Herzog Center for Middle East Studies and Diplomacy

1995

Takemi Fellowship in International Health

1995

Hamas: A Behavioral Profile

The Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research

1990

Dayan Research Fellowship

1989

The Political and Social Dimension of the Intifada Leaflets

David Horowitz Institute for Research on Developing Countries

1986

The Image of the Arab in Hebrew and Translated Literature as Taught in the Israeli High School

The Ford Foundation

1983

Tel Aviv University Research Project on Peace

1975

Lady Davis Trust

Political Societies, Scientific Boards and Committees

The American Political Science Association

The Foreign Policy Decision Making at Texas A&M

The International Advisory Board

The Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies

The International Center for Peace in the Middle East

The Israeli Ministry of Economics and Planning

The Israeli Political Science Association

The Israel Sociological Society

The Israel Oriental Society

The Middle East Studies Association

David Horowitz Institute

The Lavon Institute for Labor Research

The Institute for Israeli Arab Studies

Israel National Security College