Ian S. Lustick

Dr. Ian S. Lustick is the Bess W. Heyman Chair in Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania.  He has worked as an analyst or consultant for every American administration since the 1970s on intelligence and national security issues.   Well known as an expert on the Arab-Israeli conflict, he published or edited twenty books on Middle East politics and international affairs and has lectured at universities throughout North America, as well as in Europe and the Middle East.    Professor Lustick is a founder and past president of the Association for Israel Studies.