Lenore G. Martin

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Lenore G. Martin (PhD, University of Chicago) "is Professor of Political Science at Emmanuel College in Boston, and is co-chair of the Middle East Seminar at Harvard University’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs as well as co-chair of the Seminar on Modern Turkey at Harvard’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies. Professor Martin has written books and numerous articles analyzing national security in the Gulf, the larger Middle East, and Turkey, including: The Unstable Gulf: Threats from Within, Lexington Books 1984, New Frontiers in Middle East Security, edited, St. Martin’s/Palgrave 1999 and 2001, and The Future of Turkish Foreign Policy, co-edited with Dimitris Keridis, MIT 2004. She has lectured and made presentations on many scholarly panels and symposiums in the United States and Canada, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. She has traveled extensively in the Middle East and Turkey. In 2006 she served as a member the Carter Center/NDI Monitoring team for the Palestinian elections. She has received multiple grants for her research including from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Maurice Pechet Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, and from the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences administered through the Kuwait Program Research Fund at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. In 2005 and 2006 she received Fulbright Senior Specialist awards for work in Turkey. She is presently working on issues of Palestinian-Israeli peace and the security challenges posed by the Turkish-Kurdish-Iraq-U.S. interrelationship." [1]

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  1. Research Associates, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, accessed May 21, 2008.