Director, Institute for the Study of Modern Israel of Emory University
Dr. Kenneth W. Stein
“American Foreign Policy in the Middle East, 2009 and Beyond”
May 1, 2009
About Dr. Kenneth W. Stein
Dr. Stein is the William E. Schatten Professor of Contemporary Middle
Eastern History and Israeli Studies at Emory University.
He also directs Emory’s Institute for the Study of Modern Israel and is
President of the Center for Israel Education. As the Middle
East Fellow of the Carter Center from 1983-2006, he was instrumental in
Carter’s post-presidential engagement in the Middle East.
Stein is the author of The Land Question in Palestine, 1917-1939 and Heroic Diplomacy: Sadat, Kissinger, Carter, Begin and the Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace. He has written numerous articles on Arab politics, the history of modern Israel, Palestinian social history and on educating pre-collegiate students about Israel and the Middle East. He is considered one of Emory’s finest teachers.
For more information about Dr. Stein, go to www.ismi.emory.edu.
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