Bruce Maddy-Weitzman


Senior Fellow - Program on the Middle East

Research Areas:

History (contemporary), Arabic Studies, Modern Maghreb, North Africa

Bruce Maddy-Weitzman is a Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s Program on the Middle East, Associate Professor in the Department of Middle Eastern and African History and Senior Fellow at the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies at Tel Aviv University. Maddy-Weitzman’s research focuses on contemporary Middle Eastern history, inter-Arab relations, and the modern Maghrib. He is the author of A Century of Arab Politics (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016); The Berber Identity Movement and the Challenge to North African States (University of Texas Press, 2011), which was awarded the L.Carl Brown Prize by the American Institute for Maghrib Studies in 2013; and The Crystallization of the Arab State System, 1945-1954 (Syracuse University Press, 1993);  and editor or co-editor of thirteen volumes on the modern Middle East and North Africa.

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