Israel-Hamas war: USC experts in international relations available
As the Israel-Hamas war continues, USC experts are available to discuss the issue from an international relations perspective and to share insights on topics consequentially related to the war here in the United States.
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Patrick James is an expert in international relations and foreign policy analysis, ethnopolitics, security studies and conflict, crisis and war. James is the dean’s professor of international relations at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.
Robert Williams is the Finci-Viterbi executive director of USC Shoah Foundation. He is UNESCO Chair on Genocide Education and the advisor to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance. He has played several leadership roles in international and policy initiatives focused on Holocaust and antisemitism issues, and regularly advises international organizations and governments on these matters.
Douglas Becker is an expert in peace and conflict, the Global War on Terror and use-of-force issues. He is an associate professor of political science, international relations and environmental studies at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.
Bart Kosko is an expert in machine intelligence, smart weapons and nanotechnology who can discuss Israel’s Iron Dome defense system. Kosko is a professor of electrical engineering systems at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.
Josh Lockman is an expert in international law, U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and Iran’s influence on Israeli-Arab relations. He is a lecturer in international law and U.S. foreign policy at the USC Gould School of Law.
Eytan Gilboa is an expert in public diplomacy, international communications, and U.S. policy in the Middle East. He is a visiting scholar at the USC Annenberg Center for Public Diplomacy and a professor and director of the Center for International Communication at Bar-Ilan University in Israel.
Ilan Manor is an expert in the digitalization of public diplomacy. He is a research fellow at the USC Annenberg Center for Public Diplomacy, a lecturer in the Department of Communications at Ben Gurion University of the Negev and a member of Oxford University’s Digital Diplomacy Research Group.