Media Tip Sheet: Mideast conflict resolution expert available to provide perspective

March 16, 2023

Escalating tensions continue to arise, with spates of violence as well as political bickering across the region.

GW's Ned Lazarus

If you are looking for an expert to discuss these issues, please consider Ned Lazarus, a Visiting Professor of International Affairs at the GW Elliott School of International Affairs and an Israel Institute Teaching Fellow. A Conflict Resolution scholar, practitioner and evaluator, Ned has conducted evaluative studies of peacebuilding initiatives on behalf of USAID, USIP, the European Union and the US Department of State. .

Ned earned his doctorate from American University's School of International Service in 2011; his dissertation traces the long-term impact of peace education participation among more than 800 Israeli and Palestinian Seeds of Peace participants from adolescence through adulthood. Before entering the academic field, Ned served as Middle East Program Director for Seeds of Peace, based in Jerusalem, from 1996-2004.

If you are looking for further context on this matter or would like to speak with Professor Lazarus, please contact GW Media Relations at [email protected].