Dr. Mordechai Nisan teaches
Middle East Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the
Rothberg International School. He is a Research Consultant for
the Jerusalem Institute for Western Defence and a member of the
Jerusalem Summit's Academic Committee.
Among his books are Toward A New
Israel: The Jewish State and the Arab Question, New York: AMS, 1992,
Identity and Civilization: Essays on Judaism, Christianity, and Islam,
London & Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 1999, and
Minorities in the Middle East: A History of Struggle and Self-Expression,
second edition, London and Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2002. Nisanís
most recent work is The Conscience of Lebanon: A Political Biography
of Etienne Sakr (Abu-Arz), London: Frank Cass/Taylor & Francis, 2003.