Dr. Yael Aronoff & Dr. Saliba Sarsar

About the Lecture

"Prospects for Israeli-Palestinian Peace" with Dr. Yael Aronoff and Dr. Saliba Sarsar
Date & Time: Thursday, March 7, 2024, from 7-9 p.m.

Organized by CJHPS, the lecture was co-sponsored by Appalachian State's Department of Communication, Department of Government and Justice Studies, Department of History and Department of Philosophy and Religion.


Dr. Yael Aronoff

About Dr. Yael Aronoff

Dr. Yael Aronoff is the Michael and Elaine Serling and Friends Endowed Chair in Israel Studies, the director of the Michael and Elaine Serling Institute for Jewish Studies and Modern Israel at Michigan State University, and a professor of Political Science at James Madison College at Michigan State University. Her primary research and work focus on Israeli politics and foreign policy and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and efforts to resolve it. She is particularly interested in peace negotiations and the conditions under which wars end, as well as the means and limits of war. 

Dr. Saliba Sarsar

About Dr. Saliba Sarsar

Dr. Saliba Sarsar, born and raised in Jerusalem, is Professor of Political Science at Monmouth University. His teaching and scholarly interests focus on Jerusalem, Palestinian-Israeli relations, the Middle East, and peacebuilding. He is the author of Jerusalem: The Home in our Hearts and Peacebuilding in Israeli-Palestinian Relations, among numerous other publications. Sarsar is the recipient of the Award of Academic Excellence from the American Task Force on Palestine, the Humanitarian Award from the National Conference for Community and Justice, and the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation Award.