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Glenn E. Robinson
Associate Professor
Mail Code: DA/Rb
Department of Defense Analysis
Graduate School of Operational and Information Sciences
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831-656-2710
Email: grobinson (at)
PhD - University of California, Berkeley, 1992
MA - University of California, Berkeley, 1988
BA - University of California, Berkeley, 1982
  • Associate and Assistant Professor
  • 1991 - present - Research Associate, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Univ of California, Berkeley.
  • Associate Editor, Middle East Studies Association Bulletin.
  • Research Fellow, Truman Institute of the Hebrew Univ of Jerusalem
  • Fulbright Scholar, Univ of Jordan in Amman
  • Johns Hopkins SAIS Fellow at Yarmouk Univ in Jordan
  • Committee on Academic Freedom in the Middle East and North Africa
  • Works with USAID on numerous development projects in the Middle East.
  • 2003, Senior Political Scientist, The RAND Corporation
  • Middle Eastern Area Studies
  • Political Violence
  • Islamic Fundamentalism
  • Arab-Israeli Conflict
  • State-building
  • Relationships between regional peace and domestic disorder in the Middle East.
  • Collective action (i.e., revolutions, rebellions, and social movements) in Muslim Societies, especially Islamic Fundamentalism.
  • The political economy of authoritarianism and democratic transitions.
  • Outstanding Research Achievement, NPS, 1997
  • Outstanding NPS Instructor, 1997, 2001
  • Middle East Studies Association
  • Committee on Academic Freedom in the Middle East and North Africa
  • American Political Science Association
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS: (View an extended list)
  • Building a Palestinian State - The Incomplete Revolution (Indiana University Press, 1997).
  • Various articles published in the International Journal of Middle East Studies, The Middle East Journal, Middle East Policy, Survival, Current History, and Journal of Palestine Studies.
  • Keywords: Middle East, Political Violence, Islamic Fundamentalism, Palestine, state-building

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