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Prof. איתן גלבוע

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Professor Eytan Gilboa, PhD

Brief Bio


Eytan Gilboa has served in many prominent academic positions is Israel and the US. He has been Professor of International Communication, founder and first Director of both the School of Communication and the Center for International Communication at Bar-Ilan University in Israel. He is also a senior research associate at the BESA Center for Strategic Studies, Chair of the Israel Communication Association, founding Chair of the Israel Public Diplomacy Forum and visiting professor of public diplomacy at the University of Southern California. He is a world-renowned expert on international communication, public diplomacy and US policy in the Middle East. He has published twelve books and numerous articles and book chapters, and has won several significant international awards.

He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Hebrew University and received his MA and PhD degrees in Government from Harvard University. He taught at the Hebrew University and has been a visiting professor in several leading American and European universities including Harvard, UCLA, Georgetown, the American University in Washington DC, Tufts, and the University of Hamburg.

Gilboa's most recent books include Diplomacy in the Information Age (forthcoming), US-Israel Relations in a New Era: Issues and Challenges after 9/11(2009), and Media and Conflict: Framing Issues, Policy Making, Shaping Opinions (2002). He has published articles in many leading scholarly periodicals in communication, international relations and political science including Communication Theory, Journal of Communication, International Journal of Communication, Critical Studies in Media Communication, Political Communication, Gazette, Political Communication and Persuasion, Public Opinion, International Communication, Political Science Quarterly, Review of International Studies, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Orbis, Journal of Peace Research, International Negotiation, Journal of Dispute Resolution, Marquette Law Review, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Public Diplomacy Magazine, Middle East Review, Israel Affairs, Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics, Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, and The Yale Review.  


Gilboa contributes op-ed articles to newspapers and all-news websites, and serves as a commentator on television and radio networks. He has appeared on CNN International, BBC World, Fox News, ABC News Nightline, PBS`s Lehrer News Hour, Al-Jazeera, Al-Arabiya, ITN (UK), ZDF (Germany), RAI (Italy), Russia Today (Russia), and CBC (Canada). He has contributed articles and interviews to many newspapers including New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsweek, Time, Christian Science Monitor, Politiken (Copenhagen), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zietung (Frankfurt), The Australian (Sydney), Globo (Rio de Janeiro), Yomiuri Shimbun and Asahi Shimbun (Tokyo).


Prof. Gilboa has served in many professional and public positions. He was an adviser to the Prime Minister office, the Ministries of Defense and Foreign affairs, the Parliamentary Committee for Foreign Affairs and Defense, and the Government Press Office. He also served as Director of International Studies at the National Defense College, Chair of the Foreign Service Selection Committee; Member of the Committee on Higher Education of the City of Jerusalem; Chair of Accreditation Committees at the Council on Higher Education; Chair of the Selection Committee for the Israeli Prize in Communication; and Chair of the Political Science and International Relations Committee and the Communication Committee at the National Science Foundation.       



Books and Monographs

 Gilboa, E. 1978. Handbook of the Middle East, Volume I, Volume II. Tel Aviv: Israel Defense Forces, Chief Education Officer. [Hebrew]


 Gilboa, E., & Sella, A. 1978. Domestic Sources of Soviet and American Foreign Policy. Jerusalem: Academon Press, The Hebrew University. [Hebrew]


 Gilboa, E. Ed. 1978. International Relations. Tel Aviv: Am Oved, Academic Publications. [Hebrew]


 Gilboa, E. 1980. Simulation of Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East. Jerusalem: The Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations and the Magnes Press of the Hebrew University.


 Gilboa, E. 1980. Theories of International Relations in Political Thought and Modern Research. Tel Aviv: The Open University Press. [Hebrew]


 Gilboa, E., & Naor, M. (Eds). 1981. Structure and Process in the Arab‑Israeli Conflict. Tel Aviv: Ministry of Defense Publishing House. [Hebrew]


 Gilboa, E. 1987. American Public Opinion toward Israel and the Arab‑Israeli Conflict. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1987.


Avineri, S., Gilboa, E., Shueftan, D., & Rubinstein, E. 1990. American-Israeli Relations in Historical Perspective. Efal: Yad Tabenkin. [Hebrew]


Gilboa, E. 1993. The United States and Israel: Foundations of the Special Relationship. Tel Aviv: Ministry of Defense Publishing House. [Hebrew]


 Gilboa, E. (Ed). 1993. The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Sources, Evolution and Prospects for Resolution. Jerusalem: Academon Press, The Hebrew University.


 Gilboa, E. (Ed). 1994. The Middle East in World Politics. Jerusalem: Academon Press, The Hebrew University.


Gilboa, E. (Ed). 2002. Media and Conflict: Framing Issues, Making Policy, Shaping Opinions. Ardsley, NY: Transnational Publishers.


Gilboa, E., & Inbar, E. (Eds). 2009. US-Israel Relations in a New Era: Issues and Challenges after 9/11. London: Routledge.


Gilboa, E. (Forthcoming). Media and Diplomacy in the Information Age.


Articles and Book Chapters

 Gilboa, E., & Pines. A. 1972. The Wizardry of Change Agents. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 8 (May‑June), 351‑360.


 Gilboa, E. 1975. The Role of Scholars in Foreign Policymaking. State, Government and International Relations, 8 (September), 95‑116.


 Gilboa, E. 1976. Intellectuals in the White House and American Foreign Policy. The Yale Review, LXV (Summer), 481‑497.


Gilboa, E. 1977. Using Simulation to Explore the Middle East Conflict. Ma`a lot, A Journal of Education, 8 (June), 10‑24. [Hebrew]


Gilboa, E., & Limor, Y. 1978. Using Simulation to Train Journalists. In E. Agres (Ed.),    The Year Book of the Association of Journalists (pp. 113-119). Tel Aviv: The Israeli Association of Journalists. [Hebrew]


Gilboa, E. 1978. International Relations as a Discipline. In E. Gilboa (Ed.), International Relations (pp. 11-33). Tel Aviv: Am Oved, Academic Publications. [Hebrew]


Gilboa, E. 1979. Studying the Middle East Conflict by Simulation. International Journal of Political Education, 2 (April), 169‑185.


Gilboa, E. 1979. Educating Israeli Officers on the Processes of Peacemaking in the Middle East Conflict. Journal of Peace Research, XVI, 2, 155‑162.


Gilboa, E. 1979. A Use of Simulation in the Study and Teaching of The Middle East Conflict. International Studies Notes 6 (Spring), 14‑18.


Gilboa, E. 1979. Studying Mass Media Roles: The Use of Simulation in National and International Politics. Teaching Political Science, 7 (October), 73‑88.


Gilboa, E. 1979. Gaming‑Simulation of the Arab‑Israeli Conflict: Results and Lessons of Three Experiments. Megamot, A Journal of Behavioral Sciences 25 (December), 214‑238. [Hebrew]


Gilboa, E. 1980. Regional Crises and American Strategy in the Middle East. Ma’arachot, A Journal of __Military and Strategic Affairs, 272, 18-24. [Hebrew]


Gilboa, E. 1980. Political-Strategic Games: Uses and Results. Ma’arachot, 273-274,                                         26-31. [Hebrew]


Gilboa, E. 1981. The United States and the Arab‑Israeli Conflict. In E. Gilboa and M. Naor (Eds.), Structure and Process in the Arab‑Israeli Conflict (pp. 229-253). Tel Aviv: Ministry of Defense Publishing House. [Hebrew]



Gilboa, E. 1981. The Superpowers in the Arab‑Israeli Conflict from the Yom Kippur War to Camp David. In E. Gilboa and M. Naor (Eds.), Structure and Process in the Arab‑Israeli Conflict (pp. 277-293). Tel Aviv: Ministry of Defense Publishing House. [Hebrew]


 Gilboa, E. 1981. The Use of Simulation in Combating Terrorism. Terrorism: An International Journal, 5, 3, 265‑279.


Gilboa, E. 1982. The Terrorist Environment. In B. Jenkins (Ed.), Terrorism and Beyond (pp. 45-51). Santa Monica, CA: The Rand Corporation.


Gilboa, E. 1984. Scholars and Foreign Policy‑Makers in the United States. In N. Oren, (Ed.), Intellectuals and Politics (pp. 66-81)Jerusalem: The Magnes Press of the Hebrew University.


Gilboa, E. 1984. Academic Training for Officers. Ma’arachot, 292-293, 47-51. [Hebrew]


 Gilboa, E. 1985. Trends in American Attitudes toward the PLO and the Palestinians. Political Communication and Persuasion, 3, 1, 45‑67.


Gilboa, E. 1985. Effects of the War in Lebanon on American Attitudes toward Israel and the Arab‑Israeli Conflict. Middle East Review, 18 (Fall), 30‑43.


Gilboa, E.  1986. Israel in the Mind of American Jews: Public Opinion Trends and Analysis London: Institute of Jewish Affairs, Research Report No. 4.


Gilboa, E. 1986. The Superpowers and the Arab-Israeli Conflict. In D. Zachs (Ed.), Israel and Its Arab Neighbors (pp. 130-137). Jerusalem: The Van Leer Institute. [Hebrew]


Gilboa, E. 1986. Attitudes of American Jews toward Israel: Trends Over Time.  In M. Himmelfarb & Singer, D. (Eds.), American Jewish Year Book. Vol. 1986. New York and Philadelphia: American Jewish Committee and Jewish Publication Society of America, 110‑125.


 Gilboa, E. 1986. Attitudes of American Jews toward the Arab‑Israeli Conflict. Forum, 57‑58 (Spring), 57‑71.


Gilboa, E. 1986. Terrorism and Trust: How We See the Middle East. Public Opinion, 9 (November- December), 52‑65.


Gilboa, E. 1987. Trends in American Attitudes toward Israel. In G. Scheffer (Ed.), Dynamics of Dependence: U.S.‑Israeli Relations (pp. 37-81)Boulder: Westview Press.


Gilboa, E. 1989. The Palestinian Uprising: Has it Turned American Public Opinion. Orbis: Journal of World Affairs, 33 (Winter), 21‑37.

Reprinted in D. Pipes (Ed.). 1993. Sandstorm: Middle East Conflicts and America (pp. 171-196). Lanham: University Press of America.


Gilboa, E. 1989Israel`s Image in American Public Opinion. Middle East Review, XXI

(Spring), 25‑37.


Gilboa, E. 1989. American Media Messages and Public Opinion on the Palestinian Uprising. Political Communication and Persuasion, 6, 4, 191‑202.


Gilboa, E. 1990. Effects of Televised Presidential Addresses on Public Opinion: President Reagan and Terrorism in the Middle East. Presidential Studies Quarterly, XX (Winter), 43‑53.

Reprinted in Y. Alexander (Ed.). 1994. Middle East Terrorism: Current Threats and Future Prospects. The International Library of Terrorism, Vol. 5. Burlington VT: Ashgate.


Gilboa, E. 1990. American Jews and Non‑Jews: Comparative Opinions on the Palestinian Uprising. Jewish Political Studies Review, 2 (Spring), 165‑183.


Gilboa, E. 1990. American Public Opinion Toward Israel. In S. Avineri, E. Gilboa, D. Shueftan, and E. Rubinstein, American Israeli Relations in Historical Perspective (pp. 28-40)Efal: Yad Tabenkin. [Hebrew]


Gilboa, E. 1991. The Intifada: Two Assessments. Terrorism and Political Violence, 3 (Summer), 108-116. A Review Article.


Gilboa, E. 1993. American Media, Public Opinion and the Intifada. In A. Cohen and G. Wolfsfeld (Eds.), Framing the Intifada: Media and People (pp. 93-115). Norwood, NJ: Ablex.


Gilboa, E. 1995/96. The Panama Invasion Revisited: Lessons for American Policy in the Post-Cold War Era. Political Science Quarterly, 110 (Winter), 539-562.

Reprinted in D. Caraley (Ed.). 1999. The New American Interventionism (pp. 89-112)New York: Columbia University Press.


Gilboa, E. 1998. Secret Diplomacy in the Television Age. GazetteThe International Journal for Communication Studies, 60, 3, 211-225.


Gilboa, E. 1998. Media Diplomacy: Conceptual Divergence and Applications. Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics, 3 (Summer), 56-75.


Gilboa, E. 2000. Mass Communication and Diplomacy: A Theoretical Framework.                      Communication Theory, 10, 3, 275-309.

              Winner of the Best Article Award of the International Communication Association


Gilboa, E. 2000. Media Coverage of International Negotiation: A Taxonomy of Levels and Effects. International Negotiation, 5, 3, 543-568.


Gilboa, E., &  Katz, Y. 2000. The Media in the 1999 Israeli Elections. Israel Affairs, 7 (Winter), 223-244.


Reprinted in B. Molov and D. Elazar (Eds.). 2001. The Elections in Israel, 1999 (pp. 223-244). London: Frank Cass


Gilboa, E. 2001. Diplomacy in the Media Age: Three Models of Uses and Effects.                                                        Diplomacy and Statecraft, 12, 2, 1-28.

Reprinted in C. Jonsson and R. Langhorne (Eds.). 2004. Diplomacy, Vol. 3, (pp. 96-119). London: Sage.


Gilboa, E. 2001. Diplomacy in the Age of Global Communication. In A. Ben-Zvi and

A. Klieman (Eds.), Global Politics, Essays in Honour of David Vital (pp. 21-38). London: Frank Cass.


Gilboa, E. 2002. The Global News Networks and U.S. Policymaking in Defense and Foreign Affairs. The Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Research Report 6-2002.


Gilboa, E. 2002. Real-Time Diplomacy:  Myth and Reality. In E. Potter (Ed.), Cyber-Diplomacy (pp. 83-109)Montreal: McGill-Queen University Press.


Gilboa, E. 2002. Media Diplomacy in the Arab-Israeli Conflict. In E. Gilboa (Ed.), Media and Conflict: Framing Issues, Making Policy, Shaping Opinions (pp. 193-211). Ardsley, NY: Transnational Publishers.


Gilboa, E. 2002. Camp David 1978: A Successful Model of American Mediation in a Regional Conflict. In The Camp David Process (pp. 56-61). Jerusalem: Menachem Begin Heritage Center.


Gilboa, E. 2002. Global Communication and Foreign Policy. Journal of Communication, 52, 4, 731-748.

Reprinted in P. Seib (Ed.) (2007). Political Communication  (Vol. 4, pp. 57-73). London: Sage.  


Gilboa, E. 2003. Foreign Policymaking in the Television Age. Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, 4, 1, 119-126.


Gilboa, E. 2003. Television News and US Foreign Policy: Constraints of Real-Time Coverage. Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics, 8, 4, 97-113.


Gilboa, E. 2004. The Media in the 2003 Israeli Elections. Israel Affairs, 10 (Summer), 217-241.


Gilboa, E. 2005. The CNN Effect: The Search for a Communication Theory of International Relations. Political Communication, 21, 27-44.

Reprinted in P. Seib, (Ed.). (2010). War and Conflict Communication (pp. 117-137). London: Routledge.


Gilboa, E. 2005. Global Communication and Foreign Policy: Debating the CNN Effect. International Studies Perspectives, 6, 325-341.


Gilboa, E. 2005. Effects of Television News on US Policy in International Conflict. In P. Seib (Ed.), Media and Conflict in the 21st Century (pp. 1-31). New York: Palgrave.


Gilboa, E. 2005. Media-Broker Diplomacy: When Journalists Become Mediators. Critical Studies in Media Communication, 22, 2, 99-120.


Gilboa, E. 2006. Media and International Conflict. In J. Oetzel, and S.Ting-Toomey (Eds.), The SAGE Handbook of Conflict Communication: Integrating Theory, Research, and Practice (pp. 595-626). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.


Gilboa, E. 2006. Public Diplomacy: The Missing Component in Israel’s Foreign Policy. Israel Affairs, 12, 4, 715-747.

Reprinted in E. Inbar, (Ed.). 2007. Israel's Strategic Agenda (pp.102-134). London: Routledge.  


Gilboa, E. 2007. Introduction. Thomas Paine, Common Sense. [Hebrew edition] Jerusalem: Shalem, 9-28.


Gilboa, E. 2007. Media and International Conflict: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Journal of Dispute Resolution, Vol. 2007, 1, 229-237.


Powers, S., & Gilboa, E. 2007. The Public Diplomacy of Al-Jazeera. In P. Seib (Ed.), New Media and the Middle East (pp. 53-80). New York: Palgrave.


Gilboa, E. 2007. US Policy in the Second Lebanon War: From Disappointment to Reassessment. In E. Inbar, (Ed.), The Second Lebanon War and afterwards (pp. 31-40). Ramat-Gan: The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, Bar-Ilan University. [Hebrew]


Gilboa , E. 2008. The US and the Iranian Nuclear Challenge. In U. Rabi (Ed.), Iran Time (pp. 115-133). Tel-Aviv: Center for Iranian Studies, Tel Aviv University, Hakibbutz Hameuchad. [Hebrew]


Gilboa, E. 2008. Searching for a Theory of Public Diplomacy. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 616 (March), 55-77.


Gilboa E. 2008. Media Diplomacy. In W. Donsbach (Ed), Encyclopedia of Communication (Vol. VII, pp. 2852-2857). London: International Communication Association/Blackwell Publishing.


Gilboa, E. 2008. Dyplomacja W Epoce Informacji [Diplomacy in the Information Age]. In B Ociepka (Ed.), Dyplomacja Puliczna [Public Diplomacy] (pp. 37-58). Wroclaw: Wroclaw University Press. [Polish].


Gilboa, E. 2008. The Evolution of Israeli Media. Middle East Review of International Affairs, 12, 3, (September), 88-101.


Gilboa, E. 2009. The Public Dimension of American-Israeli Relations: A Comparative Analysis. In E. Gilboa, & E. Inbar, (Eds.), US-Israel Relations in a New Era: Issues and Challenges after 9/11 (pp. 53-75). London: Routledge.


Gilboa, E. 2009. Media and Conflict Resolution. In J. Bercovitch, V. Kremenyuk, and I.W. Zartman (Eds.), Sage Handbook on Conflict Resolution (pp. 457-476). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.


Gilboa, E. 2009. The Public Diplomacy of Middle Powers. Public Diplomacy Magazine, 1, 2 (Summer), 22-28.


Gilboa, E. 2009. Caro Presidente, Oggi La Pace É Impossible. Rivista Italiana Di Geopolitica [Italian Review of Geopolitics] 4, 155-163. [Italian].


Gilboa, E. 2009. Obama and Israel: A Preliminary Assessment. Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, 3 (3), 51-58.


Gilboa, E. 2009. Media and Conflict Resolution: A Framework for

Analysis. Marquette Law Review, Special Issue on Media and Conflict Resolution, 93, 1 (Fall), 87-111.


Gilboa, E. 2010. Gerusalemme nell’èra post-Americana. Rivista Italiana Di Geopolitica [Italian Review of Geopolitics]. 5, [Italian].


Gilboa, E., & Shai, N. 2010. Rebuilding Public Diplomacy: The Case of

Israel. In A. Fisher & S. Lucas (Ed.), Trials of Engagement: The Future of US Public Diplomacy (pp. 33-54). Leiden and Boston: Brill.


Gilboa, E. 2010. Transatlantic Linkages: Israel, Poland and the US. In P. Sasnal (Ed), Poland and Israel: Twenty Years of Bilateral Relations (pp. 31-37). Warsa: The Polish Institute of International Affairs.


Gilboa, E. (Forthcoming). Public Diplomacy. In George T. Kurian (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Political Science. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press.


Gilboa, E. (Forthcoming). A Decade of Support: American Attitudes towards Israe, 2000-2010. Ramat-Gan: The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, Bar-Ilan University.


Gilboa, E. (Forthcoming). Media. In B. Rubin, (Ed.), Israel: An Introduction. New Haven: Yale University Press.


Gilboa, E. (Forthcoming). Transformations in the Israeli Media. In B. Rubin, (Ed.) The Media in the Middle East. Armonk NY: Sharpe.


Gilboa, E. (Forthcoming). Public Diplomacy. In R. Denemark (Ed.), The International Studies Compendium Project. Oxford: Blackwell.


Gilboa, E. (Forthcoming). Covering Gaza, 2008-2009: An Israeli View. In P. Seib (Ed.). Al-Jazeera English. New York: NY: Palgrave.


Professional Publications

Gilboa, E. 1975‑1979. Contributor to Encyclopedia Hebraica, 18 entries on international  politics, U.S. politics and foreign policy.


Gilboa, E. 1976. Continuity and Change in the American Democracy. Skira Chodshete, A Journal for Officers, Israel Defense Forces (July-August), 33-51.        


Gilboa, E. 1976. Information Systems and Policy Planning in Defense and Foreign Affairs. In H. Eshed, (Ed), Timing in Policy Planning ( pp. 25-38). Jerusalem: The World Institute.


Gilboa, E. 1977. The superpowers between Detente and a New Cold War. Skira Chodshete, 24 (May-June), 3-20.


Gilboa, E. 1977. American Jewry and US Policy in the Middle East. Migvan, A Journal of Political and Social Issues, (October), 16-20.


Gilboa, E. 1978. The US and the USSR in the Middle East. Skira Chodshete, (January), 3-18.


Gilboa, E. 1978. Intellectuals and Politics. Migvan (March-April), 56-61.


Gilboa, E. 1978. Anatomy of Carter’s  Military Aircraft Package. Skira Chodshete, (June), 17-26.


Gilboa, E. 1978. The Superpowers’ Strategies in the Middle East from the Yom Kippur War to Camp David. Skira Chodshete, (September-October), 3-20.


 Gilboa, E. 1979. The Revolution in Iran: Global and Regional Implications. Skira Chodshete, (January-February), 3-14.


Gilboa, E. 1979. SALT 2: The Road to Nuclear Peace. Skira Chodshete, (July), 3-17.


Gilboa, E. 1980. A Simulation of Arab-Israeli Peacemaking. Migvan, (March), 13-20.


Gilboa, E. 1980. Powerless Superpower: The US and the Crises in Iran and Afghanistan. Skira Chodshete, (February), 3-16.


Gilboa, E. 1981. Reagan’s Policy in the Middle East. Migvan, (September), 28-31. 


Gilboa, E. 1982. Intellectuals and the Making of American Foreign Policy. Proza, No. 51-53, 97-99.


Gilboa, E. 1982. The Struggle for Nuclear Peace in Europe. Skira Chodshete, (January),



Gilboa, E. 1982. The Next Steps in the Peace Process. Migvan, (December), 14-20.


Gilboa, E. 1984. The Road to the White House. Skira Chodshete, (February), 9-18. (In 1984 this periodical established an Academic Editorial Board and articles were published only after approval through a peer professional review).


Gilboa, E. 1984. Anatomy of a Landslide Victory: The 1984 Presidential Elections. Skira Chodshete, (November), 13-20.


Gilboa, E. 1986. Trends in the Attitudes of American Jewry Toward Israel. Kivunim, A Journal of Jewish Affairs, (August), 69-87.


Gilboa, E. 1986. The Iran-Contra Affair. Skira Chodshete, (December), 3-12.


Gilboa, E. 1987. Intellectuals and the Israeli Society. Skira Chodshete, (May), 3-23.


Gilboa, E. 1987.  Regular Degree and Freshman Programs for Overseas Students. Nitzanim, 5 (Spring), 31-34.


Gilboa, E. 1987. The Still-Special Relationship. The Jerusalem Post Supplement: US-Israel, (July), IV-V.


Gilboa, E. 1988. The Bush Victory and American-Israeli Relations. Spectrum, A Journal of Politics, (November), 20-22.


Gilboa, E. 1988. The Breakthrough in American Relations With the PLO. Skira Chodshete, (December), 3-8.


Gilboa, E. 1990. Has the Intifada Really Weakened  American Jewish Support for Israel? Jerusalem Letter. Jerusalem: Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (April).


Gilboa, E. 1991. Public Opinion and the Gulf War. Skira Chodshete, (February), 9-14.


Gilboa, E. 1993. Media Diplomacy in Israeli Palestinian Negotiations. Otot, A Journal of Advertising, Marketing and Mass Communication, (November), 8-9.


Gilboa, E. 1994. The 1994 Congressional Elections. Otot, (December), 12, 24


Gilboa, E. 1995. The Murder of Hope. BamahaneIDF Weekly Magazine, A Special Issue devoted to the memory of Itzahak Rabin (November), 44-45.


Gilboa, E. 1998. The US at the End of the Century. Bamahane (May)64-65.


Gilboa, E. 1998. May 4th 1999, A Final Settlement or Confrontation? A Gaming Simulation. The Van Leer Public Forum. Jerusalem: The Van Leer Institute.


Gilboa, E. 2001. When Bush Comes to Shove. Jerusalem Post, November 30, 2001, B-1.


Gilboa, E. 2005. American-Israeli Relations in Bush’s Second Term. BESA Perspectives, No. 2 (January) 1-3.


Gilboa, E. 2006. US Strategy in the Middle East: Effects of the 2006 Congressional Elections and the Baker-Hamilton Report. BESA Perspectives, No. 23 (December), 1-6.


Gilboa, E. 2009. Obama and Netanyahu: Idealism vs. Pragmatism. BESA Perspectives, No. 72 (March), 1-5.


Gilboa, E. 2010. Obama’s Pressure Will Backfire. BESA Perspectives, No. 102 (March),



Gilboa, E. (2012). The Israeli Media. In Rubin, B. (Ed.), The Middle East: A Guide to Politics, Economics, Society, and Culture (vol. 1, pp. 272-280). ArmonkNY: M.E. Sharpe.


Gilboa, E. (2012). Covering Gaza, 2008-2009: An Israeli View. In P. Seib (Ed.). Al-Jazeera EnglishGlobal News in a Changing World (pp. 143-163). New York: NY: Palgrave.



Papers presented at scientific conferences, invited guest lectures, projects, etc.


May 26-30, 2011. Boston. International Communication Association, Annual Convention. Panel organizer & Chair: Media Coverage of Elections.


May 17-18, 2011. The Greg Rosshandler International Conference on Democracies and the Right of Self-Defense. The BESA Center and the Center for International Communication. An international Conference. Conference Co-Chair and Lecture: Israel's Public Diplomacy and the Right for Self Defense. 


May 12-14, 2011. London. London School of Economics and Polittical Science & German Historical Institute, London. International Conference.The Dilemmas of International Humanitarian Aid in the Twentieth Century. Paper:  Media coverage of international humanitarian aid: Historical and theoretical perspectives.


April 4-5, 2011. Ramat-Gan, Israel. Bar-Ilan Center for International Communication and the USC Center on Public Diplomacy, an International Conference: Israel's Global Image Crisis: Public Diplomacy and Communication Strategies. Conference Chair and Lecture: Brandjacking Israel.


March 27-28, 2011. New York. Columbia University. Columbia-BESA Conference. The US and the Midle East. Lecture: The US and Israel: The View from Jerusalem.


March 16-20, 2011. Montreal. International Studies Association, Annual Convention. Round Table Organizer & Chair: Multi-Disciplinary Approaches To Public Diplomacy; Paper: Intelligence Services and the Media: A Framework for Analysis (With Clila Magen); Paper: Rallying Around the Flag during Low Intensity Conflicts: Theory Development and Testing (with Roni Gez-Langerman);  Roundtable Participant: Beyond the CNN Effect: New Approaches to Understanding Media Communications and Global Politics.


January 16-18, 2011. Miami, FL. Scholars for Peace in the Middle East. International Conference, US-Israeli Relations. Paper: American Public Opinion toward Israel and the Middle East, 2000-2010.  


January 5-6, 2011. Mexico City. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassadors Annual Meeting. Lecture: Evaluation of Mexico's Global Image. 


December 8-9, 2010. New Delhi. Public Diplomacy in the Age of Information. International Conference. Papers: Social Media and Public Diplomacy; Evaluation of Public Diplomacy Strategies and Programs.


May 2010. Istanbul, Turkey. BESA- Bahçeşehir University Dialogue. Lecture: Bogazici University.  

April 2010. New Delhi. BESA-IDSA Dialogue. Presentation: US-Israeli Relations.

February 2010. New Orleans. International Studies Association. Annual Convention. Paper: Measuring States' Global Images: An Experimental Methodology.

September 2009. New York. Yeshiva University and the BESA Center for Strategic Studies. US-Israel Relations in the Era of Obama and Netanyahu. Paper: American and Israeli Public Opinion.

September 2009. Zurich, Switzerland. University of Zurich. International Conference. Communication and Democracy. Reviewer and discussant of papers.

May 2009. Chicago. International Communication Association. Annual Convention.  Panel Organizer, Chair and Discussant.

March 2009. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Marquette University. International Conference. International Media and Conflict Resolution. Invited Paper: Media and Conflict Resolution: Theoretical Perspectives.February 2009. New York. International Studies Association, Annual Convention. Panel organizer and Chair, Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice in Public Diplomacy; Paper: The Religious Factor in American Attitudes toward Israel (with Y. Bloch-Alkon).


December 2008. Athens, Greece. Association of Press Attaches. Lecture: Public Diplomacy in the Information Age.


November 2008. San Diego. National Communication Convention, Annual Convention. Panel, organizer, chair and discussant: Critical Evaluations of American Public Diplomacy.


May 2008. Montreal, Canada. International Communication Association, Annual Convention. Panel organizer on public diplomacy and Chair, and Paper: Media and Conflict Resolution.


March 2008. San Francisco. International Studies Association, Annual Convention. Panel Chair, Discussant and Paper: The Search for a Theory of Public Diplomacy.


December 2007. London. International Broadcasting, Public Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange. University of London. Lecture and Paper: Global News Networks and Public Diplomacy.


June 2007. College Park, MD. START Annual International Convention. Research Report:  Mass Communication and the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of Muslims in Indonesia. (With Doug McLeod and Max Mccombs).


June 2007. Ra'anana, The Open University, Israel. Association for Israel Studies. International Annual Convention. Paper: Measuring and Interpreting Israel's Image and Reputation in the World.


May 2007. Ramat-Gan, Bar-Ilan University, Israel. International Conference, US-Israel Relations in a New Era, BESA and ADL. Co-organizer and Paper: American-Israeli Relations: The Public Dimension.


May 2007. San Francisco. International Communication Association, Annual Convention. Paper:  Al-Jazeera English: Clash of Civilizations or Cross Cultural Dialogue; Chair, presenting the Aubrey Fisher Mentorship Award.


April 2007. Beijing. International conference and lectures on public diplomacy at Tsinghua University and China Communication University; Shanghai: Lectures at Fudan University on media diplomacy and US public diplomacy.


March 2007. Ra'anana, The Open University, Israel. Annual Convention, Israeli Communication Association. Paper: Al-Jazeera: A Broadcast Organization or a Political Actor?


February 2007. Chicago. International Studies Association, Annual Convention. Paper:  Unleashing the Blogs of war: New Media and New Conflict.


September 2006. Los Angeles. Faculty Seminar, Center on Public Diplomacy. Lecture: Public Opinion and Public Diplomacy.


June 2006. College Park, MD. START Annual Convention. Research Report: Media and International Terrorism (with Linda Aldoory, Max Mccombs, Douglas Mcleod).


September 2006. Columbia, MI. Inauguration Conference, Center for the Study of   

      Law Media and Conflict, University of Missouri. Paper: Media and International Conflict: Methodological Issues.


June 2006. Dresden, Germany. International Communication Association, Annual Convention. Panel organizer and Chair: Journalism and Public Diplomacy; and Paper: The Role of Local Media in International Conflict.


March 2006. San Diego. International Studies Association, Annual Convention. Paper: Media Coverage of International Conflict: A Critical Analysis.


January 2006. Los Angeles. Faculty Seminar. Center on Public Diplomacy. Lecture: What works in Public Diplomacy?


May 2005. New York. International Communication Association, Annual Convention.

         Paper: Media Intervention in International Conflict. Panel Chair and



March 2005. Honolulu, Hawaii. International Studies Association, Annual Convention.

    Paper: The Theory and Practice of Media-Broker Diplomacy. Panel Chair and



May 2004. New Orleans. International Communication Association, Annual Convention.

        Papers: The Media Campaign in the 2003 Israeli Elections; Journalists                                                                

         Turning International Mediators. Discussant. Panel Chair and Discussant.



March 2004. Montreal. International Studies Association, Annual Convention.

         Presentation: Palestinian Violence and Israel’s Public Diplomacy, 2000-2003. Paper:

          The Theory and Practice of Closed-Door Diplomacy. Discussant. 


September 2003. Auckland, New Zealand. The New Zealand Institute of International

          Relations. Lecture: Media and the New Terrorism.


September 2003. Melbourne, Australia. The University of Melbourne. Lecture: The Road

         Map: Detour, Dead-end or Highway to Peace.


June 2003. Budapest, Hungry. International Studies Association and Central and East

European International Studies Association Convention. Paper. Media Intervention in International Conflict: A Framework for Analysis.


May 2003. San Diego, California. International Communication Association, Annual

         Conference. Paper: The CNN Effect: A Misguided Concept of International



February 2003. Portland, Oregon. International Studies Association, Annual Convention.

          Panel Organizer, Chair and Participant, Studying the Media Roles in International

          Relations: Accumulation and Gaps in Existing Research. Paper: The Limits of

          American Mediation in the Arab-Israeli Conflict.

  February, 2003. Jerusalem. The Hebrew University, SICSA International Conference on Anti-Semitism and Prejudice in the Contemporary Media. Paper: American Media Coverage of Global and Palestinian Terrorism.


November 2002Heidelberg, Germany. Communications, Technology, and the

          International System in the Twenty First Century. Millennium Series, International

          Studies Association. Paper: Media and International Conflict.


October 2002. Brussels, Belgium. International Conference on Transnational Civil

          Society, Paper: Global Television and Civil Society.


March 2002. New Orleans. International Studies Association, Annual Convention. Panel

          Organizer and chair: Media and Policy Making in Defense and Foreign Affairs.

          Paper: The Global News Media and Policymaking.


February 2002. College Park, MD. Department of Communication, Colloquium. Lecture: Global Communication and Diplomacy.


June 2001. Paris. International Association for Conflict Management, 14th Annual

          Conference. Paper: Global Communication and Conflict Management.


May 2001. Washington, DC. International Communication Association, Annual Conference.     Paper: Global Communication and Foreign Policy: A Critical Analysis of Recent Concepts.


February 2001. Chicago. International Studies Association, Annual Convention. Paper:                         Global Television and the Foreign Policy Process.


January 2001. Ramat-Gan, Israel. Bar-Ilan University. International Conference, Ten Years       after the Gulf War. Paper: War and the International Media.


June 2000. Acapulco, Mexico. International Communication Association, 50th Annual               Convention. Chair of a Panel & Paper: The Media Campaign in the Israeli Elections,            1996,1999.


January 2000. Ramat-Gan, Israel. Bar-Ilan University. Chair of the Organizing Committee,        Conference & Panel chair: Referenda and Peace Agreements.


July  1999 Sydney, Australia. ANZCA (Australia and New Zealand Communication       

          Association) Annual Conference. Paper: Mass Communication Challenges to

          International Relations.


June 1999. San Sebastian, Spain. International Association for Conflict Management, 12th                     annual conference. Paper: Media and Conflict Management.


 May 1999. San-Francisco. International Communication Association, 49th Annual                 

Convention. Panel organizer & Paper: Media and Diplomacy: Levels of Coverage and Effective Negotiations.


September 1998. Vienna, Austria. Third Pan-European/International Studies Association,

    Annual Convention. Paper: Media and Diplomacy: A Theoretical Framework for Analysis.


June 1998. Jerusalem, Israel. International Communication Association, Annual Convention. Paper: The Public and Policy Making in Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations.


May 1998. Jerusalem, Israel. The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute. May 4th 1999: A Final Settlement or Confrontation? The Van Leer Public Forum. Organizer and Simulation Director.


March 1998. Holon Institute of Technology and Tel Aviv University, Israel. International

   Conference, Threats of the Technological Age. Co-Chair of the Conference and Paper: Global Warming and Theories of International Relations.


February 1998.  Miami, Florida. 15th Annual Intercultural Conference. University of              Miami. Invited paper: Diplomacy in the Information Age.


December 1997. Jerusalem, Israel. The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute. Unilateral Withdrawal   from Lebanon: A Solution or a Recipe for Disaster? The Van Leer Public Forum.             Organizer and Simulation Director.      


June 1997. Washington, DC.  International Conference. George Washington University,            The Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies. Co-Chair and Paper

          Communication Dimensions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism.


May 1997. Montreal, Canada. International Communication Association, Annual           Convention. Panel Chair and Paper: Media and Diplomacy: Conceptual Models and         Arab-Israeli Peacemaking.


March 1997. Tel Aviv, Israel. The Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies.           International conference in cooperation with Tel Aviv University on Super-Terrorism.         Co-Chair of the Conference and Paper: The Media and Super-Terrorism.


January 1997. South Bend, Indiana. Hesburgh Center for International Studies, University of

          Notre Dame. Lecture: Media and Conflict Resolution in Domestic and International   Environments.


December 1996. Washington, D.C.  The George Washington University. International   Conference, Paper: Global Communication: A Framework for Analysis.


May 1996. Jerusalem. Israel Communication Association, Annual Convention. Paper:    Media and Diplomacy in Arab-Israeli Peacemaking.


May 1995. Albuquerque, New Mexico. International Communication Association, Annual         Convention. Paper: Israelis and Palestinians: Public Opinion and Peacemaking.


February 1995. Chicago: International Studies Association, Annual Convention. Paper: The

          CNN Effect: Myth and Reality.


September 1994. New York: American Political Science Association, Annual Convention:

          Paper: The CNN Effect and American Humanitarian Interventions.


September 1994. Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Heriot-Watt University Symposium. Invited

          Lecture: Communication Technologies and Global Communication.


March 1994. Washington, DC. The American University. International Conference. Paper:        The CNN Effect: American and British Intervention in Iraq.


December 1993. Washington, D.C. National War College, Department of Military        Strategy, Paper: Public Opinion and American Use of Force since Vietnam.


September 1993. Washington, DC. American Political Science Association, Annual

Convention: Paper:  The 1989 US Invasion of Panama: Lessons for US Policy in the Post Cold War Era.


March 1993. London. International Institute for Strategic Studies. Paper: The Use of Force

          in the Changing International Order.


September 1992. Washington, D.C. US Congress, Office of Technology Assessment.   International Conference: Future trends in Global Security. Paper: Trends in Public        Debate about the Use of Force in the 21st Century.


May 1992. College Park, Maryland. University of Maryland, The Joseph and Rebecca             Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies, Paper: Israel's Image in The US


April 1992. Gainesville, Florida., University of Florida, Department of Political Science.             Paper: American Public Opinion toward Israel and the Middle East.


March 1992. Ann Arbor, Michigan. The University of Michigan, Rackman School of     Graduate Studies. Paper: The Middle East in the New World Order.


March 1992. Berkeley, California. University of California, Berkeley, The Law School,             Invited Lecture: The Prospects for Arab-Israeli Peace.


February 1992. Philadelphia. Saint Joseph's University, Institute for International Trade,             Diplomacy and Development. International Conference. Paper: Economic and Political           Relations between the U.S. and Israel.


October 1991. Washington, DC. , The George Washington University, The Elliot School of

          International Affairs.  International Conference, Panel Chair and Paper: The Middle         East Agenda: Peace, Terrorism or War?


June 1991. Jerusalem, Israel.  The Hebrew University, International conference, The      Media: Protest and Political Violence. Paper: Intifada: Violence and Political        Communication.


May 1990. Los Angeles, California. University of California, Los Angeles, Center for    International and Strategic Affairs. Paper: Missiles and Chemical Weapons in the            Middle East.


March 1990. Denver, Colorado. University of Denver, Graduate School of International            Studies and the Center for Judaic Studies. Scholar-in-Residence.


April 1989. Tokyo, Japan. The Japanese Institute of Middle East Economies. International        Conference on the Middle East. Paper: The Iran‑Iraq War: US Interests and Behavior.


April 1989. Wellington, New Zealand. The New Zealand Institute of International Affairs.          Paper: US Policy in the Middle East: Challenges and Responses.


March 1989. Canberra, Australian National University. Paper: Superpower Rivalry in the        Middle East.


March 1989. Canberra . The Australian Institute of International Affairs. Invited Address:          American Proposals for Arab-Israeli Peace: Context, Timing and Consequences.



January 1988. Chicago. The University of Chicago, Department of Political Science and The     Middle East Institute. Invited Lecture: American Approaches to Nuclear Proliferation

          in the Middle East. 


April 1987. Maxwell AFB,  Alabama. US Air War College, Department of National Security

          Affairs. Paper: The US and Israel's National Security in the 1990's.


March 1986. Anaheim, California. International Studies Association, Annual Convention.           Paper: Media Coverage and Public Opinion: The US-Israel Case.


March 1986. New York. The Lehrman Institute. Lecture: American Public Opinion and



February 1986. Cambridge, Mass. Harvard International UN Model, Harvard University.         Paper and Director: Simulation of an International Arab-Israeli Peace Conference.


December 1985. Jerusalem, Israel. International Center for Peace in the Middle East.    International conference on International Peace Conferences. Paper and Director:    Simulated International Peace Conference.


August 1985. New Orleans. American Political Science Association, Annual Convention:

          Paper: Long Term Trends in American Attitudes toward the Middle East.


March 1985. Los‑Angeles, California. Los Angeles Press Club. Conference on Media Coverage of International Affairs. Paper: American Media Coverage of Israel and the   Arab‑Israeli Conflict.


October 1984. Pheonix, Arizona. US Presidential Elections Project , ICA, Arizona State           University. Paper: The Jewish Vote in US Presidential Elections.


August 1983. Copenhagen. International Simulation and Gaming Association, Annual

          Convention. Paper: Lab Procedures in Simulations of International Relations.


August 1983. Chicago: American Political Science Association, Annual Convention: Paper:

          Effects of the War in Lebanon on American attitudes toward Israel.


March 1983. Stamford, Connecticut. World Affairs Council Conference, Keynote Address:      Reagan's Policy in the Middle East.


September 1982. Philadelphia. American Academic Association for Peace in the Middle           East,     Regional Conference. Paper: Israel's War in Lebanon.


September 1982. Pittsburgh. World Affairs Council Conference, Keynote Speaker: Effects      of

          the War in Lebanon on American‑Israeli Relations.


August 1982. Denver. American Political Science Association, Annual Convention: Paper:

          Superpower Rivalry and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East.


August 1981. Haifa, Israel. International Simulation and Gaming Association, Annual           Conference. Paper: The Use of Simulation in Strategic and Political Planing.  

Convention. Co-Chair of the Convention and Paper: Simulations and Policymaking in Defense and Foreign Affairs.


March 1981.  Mexico City. Colegio de Mexico, International Conference on Asian and             Middle Eastern Studies. Paper: Effects of the Cold War on Levels of Violence in the

          Arab‑Israeli Conflict.


March 1981. Boston. North‑Eastern Political Science Association Annual Conference. Paper: Jimmy Carter and the Middle East: An Interim Assessment.


February 1981. Nashville, Tennessee. North American Simulation and Gaming Association       Annual Conference. Paper: Mass Media Functions in Simulations of National and          International Politics.


January 1981. Washington, D.C. Middle East Studies Association, Annual Convention.             Paper: Effects of the Crises in Afghanistan and Iran on US Policy in the Middle East.


December 1980. Orono, Maine. University of Maine, Distinguished Lecture Series. Paper:        The Middle East: Stability or Conflict, Implications for World Security.


September 1980. Los Angeles, California. The Rand Corporation, International Conference      on International Terrorism. Paper: Simulations of International Terrorism:

          Potential Contributions to Counterterrorism Planning and Policy Making.


June 1980. Bonn, West Germany. The German Society for Foreign Relations, International        Conference on the Middle East. Paper: US Mediation in the Arab‑Israeli Conflict.



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