Barak Mendelsohn

Barak Mendelsohn
Barak Mendelsohn – an FPRI Senior Fellow – is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Haverford College, where he teaches courses on Jihadi movements and on the Middle East. He is author of Combating Jihadism: American Hegemony and International Cooperation in the War on Terrorism (University of Chicago Press, 2009). He served in the Israeli army for five years and received his Ph.D. in Government from Cornell University. Prior to his appointment, he spoke for FPRI on “Al Qaeda’s Palestinian Dilemma” and subsequently published an essay on the subject in the journal Survival(August–September 2009), published by the International Institute of Strategic Studies (London). His “Global Terrorism Resource Database” can be found at
Dr. Barak Mendelsohn
Department of Political Science
Haverford College
Hall 8, 370 Lancaster Avenue
Haverford, PA 19041

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