Wikistrat Expert Prof. Mark Katz

Prof. Mark Katz

Professor of Government and Politics at George Mason University

Prof. Katz is a professor of government and politics at George Mason University. He writes on Russian foreign policy, the international relations of the Middle East, transnational revolutionary movements, and other subjects. Prof. Katz was a research fellow at the Brookings Institution, and held a temporary appointment as a Soviet affairs analyst at the U.S. Department of State. Recently, he was a visiting scholar at the Hokkaido University Slavic Research Center, and at the Kennan Institute.

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Biography
Prof. Katz is a professor of government and politics at George Mason University. He has been a research fellow at the Brookings Institution, held a temporary appointment as a Soviet affairs analyst at the U.S. Department of State, was a Rockefeller Foundation international relations fellow, and was a Kennan Institute research scholar and research associate. He has also received a U.S. Institute of Peace fellowship and grant, and several Earhart Foundation fellowship research grants. Recently, he was a visiting scholar at the Hokkaido University Slavic Research Center, and at the Kennan Institute.
Prof. Katz writes on Russian foreign policy, the international relations of the Middle East, transnational revolutionary movements, and other subjects. Most recently, he wrote “Leaving without Losing: The War on Terror after Iraq and Afghanistan“.
Prof. Katz earned a BA in international relations from the University of California at Riverside, an MA in international relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, and a PhD in political science from M.I.T.

Wikistrat Analytic Community
Prof. Mark Katz is a Senior Analyst in Wikistrat’s Analytic Community

Academic Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Political Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology M.A. in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University B.A. in International Relations from the University of California at Riverside

Areas of Expertise:
Revolution
Russian Foreign Policy
International Relations
Middle East
American Foreign Policy
The “War on Terror”

Contact:
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