Associate Professor of Political Studies
B.A. (Hebrew); M.A. (UBC), Ph.D. (Toronto)
Oded Haklai is an associate professor of political studies at Queen's, where he teaches courses on Middle East politics, Israel, nationalism and ethnic conflict, and comparative politics and international relations. His research focuses on various aspects of nationalism and ethnopolitical conflict, Jewish Israeli-Palestinian relations, and other peace, conflict, and security studies issues.
Haklai is the author of Palestinian Ethnonationalism in Israel(University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011). He is currently working on three co-edited volumes:Democratization and Ethnic Minorities(with Jacques Bertrand (Toronto)), Democracy, Religion, and Conflict: The Dilemmas of Israel's Peacemaking(With Elman (Syracuse) and Spruyt (Northwestern)); and Settlers in Contested Lands (with Neophytos Loizides (Queen's, Belfast)). He has published numerous articles in scholarly journals, includingComparative Political Studies, International Studies Review, Israel Studies, Nations and Nationalism, Ethnic and Racial Studies, the Canadian Journal of Political Science, and Nationalism and Ethnic Politics.
Haklai earned his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Toronto (2004). He spent the 2010-11 academic year as a research fellow at the Truman Institute for Peace, Hebrew University, and a Visiting Scholar at the Moshe Dayan Center in Tel Aviv University. He is spending the fall semester of 2011 as a visiting scholar at the Institute for Security and Conflict Studies at the Elliott School for International Affairs, George Washington University.
Palestinian Ethnonationalism in Israel (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011).