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Dr. Amichai Magen

Dr. Amichai Magen

Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy & Strategy
Head of Diplomacy and Conflict Studies

Contact Details

Phone: +972-9-960-2904


Dr. Amichai Magen is a Senior Lecturer (US Associate Professor) and Head of the MA Program in Diplomacy & Conflict Studies at the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy. He also heads the Governance & Political Violence Program at the Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT).

Dr. Magen’s research and teaching interests include International Relations, Sovereignty, Democracy, and the Rule of Law; Political Violence; Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood; EU external relations and and EU-Israel relations.

Amichai Magen received the Yitzhak Rabin Fulbright Award (2003) and was the first Israeli to be awarded the prestigious National Fellow Award at the Hoover Institution (2008). In 2016 he was named Richard von Weizsäcker Fellow, the highest honor of the Robert Bosch Academy, awarded to distinguished thinkers, decision-makers and opinion leaders from around the world.

Amichai Magen served on the Executive Committee of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) and is a Board Member of the Israel Council on Foreign Relations (ICFR). He also serves on the Editorial Board of the Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs (IJFA) published quarterly by Taylor & Francis.


Ph.D., Stanford University

Major research and teaching fields

Political Violence
Terrorism & Counterterrorism
International Relations
International Law
Comparative Politics