Miriam F. Elman
                                                                               Associate Professor, Political Science

About the Professor


Phone: (315) 443-7404
E-mail: melman@syr.edu

Contact Information
400G Eggers Hall
The Maxwell School of Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY 13244
B.A., International Relations and English Literature, The Hebrew International University of Jerusalem
MPhil, Political Science, Columbia University
Ph.D., Political Science, Columbia University,

Miriam Elman is an Associate Professor in the  Department of Political Science and one of the
Faculty Research Directors of International and Intra-state Conflicts  at the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC).  She is also the
Director of the Project on Democracy in the Middle East (DIME) at the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs and
a member of the Advisory Board and Steering Committees for the Judaic Studies Program, the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT), and the Middle Eastern Studies Program.  

Professor Elman blogs on the Arab Spring, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, religion and politics, and international security at  http://insct.org/commentary-analysis/ and http://conflictandcollaboration.wordpress.com/ 

See Professor Elman's Analysis of Middle Eastern Studies and the Arab Spring. 

Professor Elman recently wrote an opinion essay on President Obama's speech on the Arab Spring, which appeared inthe Syracuse Post Standard, Sunday opinion pages: http://blog.syracuse.com/opinion/2011/05/miriam_fendius_elman_middle_ea.html  

For an interview with Miriam Elman on her research see:

Thursday Morning Roundtable is broadcast on WCNY-FM Sundays at 8PM. Thursday Morning Roundtable is a weekly public service program sponsored by University College of Syracuse University in which experts speak on local, state, and national issues of concern to the community. On February 24, 2011 Professor Elman talked about "Beyond the Jasmine Revolution and Tahir Square: Egypt's Regime Change and the Prospects for Democracy in the Middle East."  Click here to link to this broadcast: http://www.wcny.org/radio/thursday-morning-roundtable

Professor Elman discusses with Your News Now's Bill Carey about whether 
celebrations over the death of Osama bin Laden were too excessive.  
Watch the interview. 

For more information on a Maxwell School project directed by Miriam Elman see: http://middle-eastern-studies.syr.edu/Dime.htm   








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