Center for Middle East Development | University of California, Los Angeles
Dr. Eric Bordenkircher is currently a research fellow at UCLA’s Center for Middle East Development (CMED) and lectures in the political science department at George Washington University. A former Visiting Assistant Professor at Claremont McKenna College and Pepperdine University, he focuses on Lebanese and Iraqi politics, U.S. relations and policy toward the Middle East, Progressives and U.S. foreign policy, the Arab-Israeli conflict, Islamic movements, governance, and the impact(s) of globalization. His journal articles appear in Middle East Policy, Middle East Quarterly, and the Review of Middle East Studies. His writing also appears in Newsweek, The American Conservative, The Jerusalem Post, The San Diego Union Tribune, Washington Examiner, The National Interest, Fikra Forum, The Algemeiner, Lobelog, 1945, and Eurasia Review. He has provided commentary for CNN, the BBC, CGTV, The Los Angeles Times, The International Herald Tribune and a variety of radio broadcasts. His blog on the President, Congress, and the Middle East can be found at The Times of Israel.