Dr. Alexander Joffe

Dr. Alexander Joffe

Research Scholar at the Institute for Jewish and Community

Dr. Alexander Joffe is a Research Scholar at the Institute for Jewish and Community Research at San Francisco. His work combines biblical archaeology/history, international politics, and the role of culture. In the last 30 years, he has supervised and directed archeological fieldwork in Israel and New York. Among the topics included in his diverse interests are Ancient Near Eastern civilizations, Anti-Semitism and Jewish issues, American cultural history, and contemporary Middle Eastern politics.

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Biography

Currently serving as Research Scholar at the Institute for Jewish and Community Research, San Francisco (2010-), previous to this Dr. Joffe was Direct of Research at The David Project in Boston, from 2005-2006, a Associate and Founding Co-Editor of the Global Research in International Affairs Center’s Covenant, a Global Jewish Magazine, Director of the Campus Watch Project at the Middle East Forum (2003-2004), Earth Tech-TAMS, Inc.’s resident Archaeologist/Historian for New York City. From 1995 until 2000, he served as Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Jewish Studies at Pennsylvania State University and was Senior Visiting Lecturer in Jewish Studies at Penn State from 1993-1995.

A prodigious writer and academic, he has authored/co-authored/contributed to several dozens of monographs, book chapters, journal articles, reports, book reviews, lectures, and conferences. Among the topics included in his diverse interests are Ancient Near Eastern civilizations, Anti-Semitism and Jewish issues, American cultural history, and contemporary Middle Eastern politics. Dr. Joffe is a consultant at Gerson Lehman’s Group, in New York City, a member of the Academic Advisory Board at the Berlin International Center for the Study of Anti-Semitism, and a member of Society’s Editorial Advisory Board

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Academic Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies, University of Arizona, (1991).
M.A. in Near Eastern Studies, University of Arizona, (1987).
B.A. in History, Cornell University, (1981).

Areas of Expertise:

Middle East and International affairs
Environmental Security
Intelligence Reform
Arms Control




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