Bernard Reich

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Bernard Reich

Professor Emeritus of Political Science and International Affairs


Professor Reich is a former Chair of the department. He is a well-known expert on the politics of the Middle East, with a special emphasis on Israel.

Middle Eastern politics, terrorism, U.S.-Israel relations, Arab-Israeli conflict, Israel and, oil politics

Professor Reich is the author of several books, including Quest for Peace: United States-Israel Relations and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, The United States and Israel: Influence in the Special Relationship; Israel: Land of Tradition and Conflict, and Historical Dictionary of Israel. He is also a co-author, editor, or co-editor of several other books, and the author of numerous articles, book chapters and monographs about Middle East politics, international politics, and United States foreign policy.

Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1964