Alan Dowty

Rank

Emeritus Faculty

Title

Professor Emeritus

Field(s)

International Relations

Education

B.A., Shimer College, 1959

M.A., University of Chicago, 1960

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1963

Research and Teaching Interests

The Arab-Israel conflict; Israeli politics, Middle Eastern international relations, international relations

Biography

Alan Dowty taught at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem (1963-1975) before coming to Notre Dame in 1975.  He retired at Notre Dame in 2004; in 2003-2006 he was the first holder of the Kahanoff Chair in Israel Studies at the University of Calgary, and in 2005-2007 he was President of the Association for Israel Studies.  He has published seven books and over 130 articles on the Middle East, U.S. foreign policy, and international relations; among the books are The Limits of American Isolation, Middle East Crisis: U.S. Decision Making in 1958, 1970, and 1973, The Jewish State: A Century Later, and Israel/Palestine, now in its third edition.  He has delivered over 500 public lectures in 20 countries; most recently he served for the second time as a Visiting Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, at Oxford University.

Contact Information

Office: Professor Emeritus Dowty does not have an office on campus
Phone: 574-289-6432
Fax: Professor Emeritus Dowty does not have a campus fax number
Email: alan@dowty.org

Mailing Address

Department of Political Science
615 South Greenlawn Ave.
South Bend, IN 46615