Bio

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Michael Sharnoff is Associate Professor at the National Defense University’s Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies. Prior to joining NESA, he served as Associate Professor of Middle East Studies and Director of Regional Studies at the Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security. While at DMGS, Dr. Sharnoff taught graduate courses on the Arab-Israeli conflict, the Arab Spring uprisings, and radical Islamist movements. He holds a Ph.D. in Middle East Studies from King’s College, London, and his research interests include the Arab-Israeli conflict, Islamist movements, and the contemporary Middle East.

Dr. Sharnoff has congressional experience on Capitol Hill; worked at influential policy centers in Washington; and publishes frequently on the Middle East. His articles have appeared in major publications including Foreign Policy Research InstituteBegin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, Huffington Post, An Nahar, Al Arabiya, and Palestine-Israel Journal.

Dr. Sharnoff is the author of Nasser’s Peace: Egypt’s Response to the 1967 War with Israel (New York: Routledge, 2017). Order now on Amazon or via Taylor & Francis!

Watch interviews and presentations by Dr. Sharnoff on YouTube.