Zisser, Eyal 1960-

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ZISSER, Eyal 1960-

PERSONAL: Born April 3, 1960, in Haifa, Israel; son of Yosef (a businessman) and Derora (Goldenberg) Zisser; married Shirley Sharon, June 16, 1986; children: Liron, Lilach, Toam. Nationality: Israeli. Ethnicity: "Jewish." Education: Tel Aviv University, B.A., 1985, M.A., 1988, Ph.D., 1992. Religion: Jewish.

ADDRESSES: Home—Beit Shamay 10, Ramat Hasharon, 47278, Israel. Office—Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, 69978, Israel. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Educator. Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, research fellow, 1992-98, lecturer, 1993-98, senior research fellow, 1998—; Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, visiting assistant professor, 1995-96; Washington Institute for Near East Policy, visiting researcher, 1996; senior lecturer of Middle Eastern and African History, 1998—.


Syria under Asad—At a Crossroads, HaKibutz Hameuhad (Tel Aviv, Israel), 1999.

Lebanon—The Challenge of Independence, I. B. Tauris (London, England), 2000.

Asad's Legacy, Syria in Transition, New York University Press (New York, NY), 2000.

Contributor to books, including Middle East Contemporary Survey (annual), Westview Press (Boulder, CO), 1991-2001; Regional Security Regimes: Israel and Its Neighbors, edited by Efraim Inbar, State University of New York Press (Albany, NY), 1995; Religious Radicalism in the Greater Middle East, edited by Bruce Maddy-Weitzman and E. Inbar, Frank Cass (London, England), 1997; Islam and Democracy in the Arab World, edited by Meir Litvak, Kav Adom (Tel Aviv, Israel), 1997; Minorities and State in the Arab World, edited by Gabriel Ben-Dor and Orfa Bangio, Lynne Reinner (New York, NY), 1998; Modern Syria: From Ottoman Rule to Pivotal Role in the Middle East, edited by Moshe Ma'oz, Joseph Ginat, and Onn Winckler, Sussex Academic Press (Brighton, England), 1999; and Review Essays in Israel Studies, edited by Laura Zittrain-Eizenberg and Neil Caplan, State University of New York Press, 2000. Contributor to journals, including New Republic, Washington Quarterly, Middle East Quarterly, Japanese Institute of Middle East Economics Review, and Orient.