PERSONAL DATA SHEET
Lenore G. Martin
Emmanuel College Department of Political Science 400 The Fenway Boston, MA 02115 Weatherhead Center for International Affairs 1737 Cambridge Street Harvard University Cambridge, MA 02138
CITIZENSHIP: U.S. CURRENT POSITIONS Louise Doherty Wyant Professor and Professor of Political Science, Emmanuel College Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, (CMES) Associate and Co-Chair, Seminar on Turkey in the Modern World. Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, (WCFIA) Associate and Co-Chair, Middle East Seminar
ACADEMIC BACKGROUND B.A. M.A. Ph.D.
Brooklyn College, 1966 University of Chicago, 1968 University of Chicago, 1979 (Dissertation: A Systematic Study of Boundary Disputes in the Persian Gulf)
PUBLICATIONS Books In Process,
Turkey and the Middle East
Winter, 2004 The Future of Turkish Foreign Policy, Lenore G. Martin and Dimitris Keridis editors. Cambridge: The MIT Press; Translated into Greek, O Rolos Kai I Thesi Tis Tourkias Ston Kosmo: Sychroni Pragmatikotita Kai Mellontikes Prokliseis, Athens: I Sideris, 2006 (The Role and the Position of Turkey in the World: Current Reality and Future Challenges) Winter, 1999 New Frontiers in Middle East Security, Lenore G. Martin editor. New York: St. Martin’s /Palgrave paperback, 2001 Summer, 1984 The Unstable Gulf: Threats from Within. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books Editor of Journal Special Editions Turkish Studies, Special Issue on Turkey and the Middle East, Vol 12, No. 4, December 2011 with Meliha Altunisik Turkish Studies, Special Issue on Turkey a Trans-Regional Actor, Volume 10, No.1, March 2009 Articles and Chapters 2012
“Turkish Foreign Policy in the New World Order,” in Metin Heper and Sabri Sayari, eds.The Routledge Handbook of Modern Turkey, Routledge
“Making Sense of Turkish Foreign Policy in the Middle East Under the AKP,” Turkish Studies, Vol 12, No. 4, December 2011 with Meliha Altunisik
March 2010 Berger, A., Cox, H., Kelman, H.C., Martin, L.G., Mendelsohn, E., Norton, A.R., Steiner, H., & Walt, S.M. Israel and Palestine—Two states for two peoples: If not now, when? Policy statement of the Boston Study Group on Middle East Peace. In A. Berger et al., Israel and Palestine—Two states for two peoples: If not now, when? (pp. 1–14). An electronic publication available at the Foreign Policy Association online bookstore: www.fpa.org
March 2010 Kelman, H.C., & Martin, L.G. Palestinian refugees. In A. Berger et al., Israel and Palestine—Two states for two peoples: If not now, when? (pp. 15–22). An electronic publication available at the Foreign Policy Association online bookstore: www.fpa.org 2009
“U.S. Relations With Turkey,” in Robert Looney, editor. A Handbook of U.S.-Middle East Relations, Routledge
“Turkey and Gulf Cooperation Council Security,” Turkish Studies, Vol 10, No 1 March 2009
Introduction to Special Issue of Turkish Studies, Turkey a TransRegional Actor, Vol 10, No 1 March 2009
“Middle East Overview,” Citizen’s Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy, New York: Foreign Policy Association
Winter, 2004 “Turkey’s Middle East Foreign Policy,” in Lenore G. Martin and Dimitris Keridis, editors. The Future of Turkish Foreign Policy. Cambridge: The MIT Press July, 2003
“Assessing the Impact of U.S.- Israeli Relations on the Arab World,” Carlisle Barracks: Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College
“Conceptualizing Security in the Middle East: Israel and a Palestinian State,” in Tami Jacoby and Brent Sasley, eds., Redefining Security in the Middle East. Manchester: Manchester University Press
Spring, 2002 “Arafat’s Dueling Dilemmas: Succession and the Peace Process,” in Middle East Review of International Affairs (MERIA) Journal, vol. 6 no. 1 (March 2002) Spring, 2002 “Turkey and the Contemporary Middle East: The Search for National Security” in Hasan Celal Güzel, C. Cem Oğuz, and Osman Karatay, The Turks, vol. 5 (Ankara: Yeni Türkiye Publications, 2002); also In Turkish as “Türkiye ve Günümüzde Orta Doğu: Ulusal Güvenlik Arayışı” in Hasan Celal Güzel, Kemal Çiçek, and Salim Koca, Türkler, vol. 17 (Ankara: Yeni Türkiye Yayınları, 2002) Spring, 2000 “Turkey’s Security in the Middle East,” Turkish Studies, vol I, no. 1, Spring 2000 Spring, 2000 “Ortadoğu’da Ulusal Güvenlik: Bütünsel Bir Yaklaşıma Doğru” (“The Search for Security in the Middle East: A Theoretical Approach”) in Augustus Richard Norton, ed., Ortadoğu Politikları ve Güvenlik: Yeni Yönelimler (Middle East Politics and Security: New Directions), Istanbul (also published in Persian and Arabic) 3
Winter, 1999 “Towards an Integrated Approach to National Security in the Middle East” in Lenore G. Martin, ed., New Frontiers in Middle East Security Winter, 1995 "Turbulence in the Gulf: Assessing the Shifting Currents," in Masayuki Yamauchi, ed., The Middle East And Central Asia After The Collapse Of The Soviet Union, Asahi Press Spring, 1991
"Iran and the Changing Balance of Power in the Persian Gulf," The Iranian Journal of International Affairs, vol III, no. 1, Spring 1991
"Gulf Policy After the Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait", Oxford International Review, vol II, no. 1, 199O
Winter, 1987 "Patterns of Regional Conflict and U.S. Gulf Policy," in William Olson, ed., U.S. Security Interests in the Gulf Region (Westview Press). Spring, 1983 "Inter-Arab Disputes in the Middle East," Middle East Review Special Report, No. 4 (1982/83). Winter, 1982
"The Political Implications of Boundary Disputes in the Persian Gulf," Middle East Review, Fall-Winter 1982.
Newspaper Articles and Op-Eds November 2011 “ Addressing ‘the Kurdish Question’,” The New York Times, Room for Debate, November 15, 2011 June 2011
“Turkey’s New AKP Government: Will it Move Towards a Liberal or Illiberal Democracy? ” Huffington Post, June 22, 2011 with Joshua Walker. “Is Turkey losing its balancing act in the new Middle East?” The Middle East Channel on ForeignPolicy.com May 26, 2011 with Joshua Walker
February, 2009 “A Stimulus Package for Reviving the Peace Process,” The Mideast Peace Pulse, February 17, 2009 April, 2008
“Turkey’s Constitutional Crisis – From Lose-Lose to Win-Win,” in Middle East Bulletin (on-line publication), April 14, 2008 reprinted in Hurriyet, April 17, 2008
August, 2007 “The Missing Link in Gulf Security,” The Boston Globe, August 30, 2007; reprinted in the Turkish Daily News as “Turkey the Missing Player in Gulf Security,” September 4, 2007 September, 2006 “Turkey’s Iraq Problem,” The Washington Post, September 16, 2006 February, 2005 “A Bush Plan for the Middle East,” The Boston Globe, February 5, 2005; reprinted as “Real Security for Israel Can Only Be Found in Real Peace,” Daily Star (Lebanon) Wednesday, February 16, 2005 April, 1991
"Interlude in Iran," The Washington Post, April 6, 1991.
February, 1991 Interview with Lenore G. Martin, Kayhan International, February 16, 1991, pp. 8 - 9. August, 1990 "Crisis Was Avoidable," Boston Globe, Focus section, August 12, 1990. October, 1980 "For A Gulf NATO," The New York Times , October 9, 1980 INTERVIEWS (Samples) September 27, 2012 U.S.-Israel Ties, Today Show, China Radio International http://english.cri.cn/8706/2012/09/27/2861s724548.htm April 2, 2012 "The Middle East is Polarized Around the US and Iran After Syria," Aksam http://www.aksam.com.tr/suriye-sonrasinda-ortadoguda-abd-ve-iran-kutuplari-olustu-108094h.html August 31, 2011 Has the Arab Spring Made Israel Less Safe, Today Show, China Radio International http://english.cri.cn/8706/2011/09/01/2861s656275.htm September 17, 2010 Israel Needs to Reach a Two-State Solution, ORSAM http://orsam.org.tr/en/showArticle.aspx?ID=280 July 20, 2012 Turkey’s Foreign Policies, Today Show, China International Radio http://english.cri.cn/8706/2010/07/20/481s583964.htm July 16, 2010 “Why Did Biden Come To Iraq?” Rudaw http://www.rudaw.net/english/interview/3012.html February 17, 2009 Gaza sours Israel-Turkey relations, Aljazeera http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/insidestory/2009/02/200921614571798366.html
PAPERS AND PANELS (1990 – PRESENT) June 14, 2012
“What Does a Restructuring Middle East Mean for Turkey, the US and Their Foreign Policies?” St Antony’s College, University of Oxford
March 29, 2012
“Turkey and the US in a Bipolarizing Middle East,” Koc University, Istanbul, conference on Turkish American Alliance in A Volatile Region: Challenges and Opportunities.
September 23, 2011 “Structural Challenges to Security and Cooperation in the Black Sea Region,”Keynote speaker, NATO sponsored Conference on Cross-Border Cooperation in the EU, Black Sea Region and the Southern Caucasus organized by Middle East Technical University, Turkey and Khazar University, Azerbaijan in Ankara. June 23, 2011
“Turkey and Iran,” Middle East Institute, Second Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.
March 13, 2011
“Turkey-Israel Relations,” Workshop on Turkey-Israel, Institute for National Security Studies, Tel Aviv University
November 4, 2010 “Recalibrating Turkish Foreign Policy: Turkey, the US and the Middle East,” co-sponsored by The Seminar on Turkey in the Modern World and The Middle East Seminar, Harvard University May 27, 2010
“The Turkish-US Partnership: Its Evolving Parameters in the Middle East,” Department of International Relations, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
May 24, 2010
“Israel-Palestine-A Two-State Solution?” Istanbul Policy Center, Istanbul, Turkey
May 20, 2010
“Israel-Palestine: If Not Two-States Now Then What?” Middle East Technical University International Relations Conference, Northern Cyprus
May 15-16, 2010
Invited Participant, “Turkish Diplomacy and Regional/Global Order in the Early XXIst Century,” Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Istanbul, Turkey
May 13, 2010
“The United States, Turkey and the Middle East,” Global Relations Forum, Task Force on Turkey-USA Relations, Istanbul, Turkey
March 31, 2010
March 23, 2010 March 17, 2010
“Turkish Foreign Policy and the KRG: An Analytical Framework,” Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey “Turkey and the Gulf,” Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey “Palestinian-Israeli Peace: If When and How?” Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey
March 4, 2010
“Turkish Foreign Policy: The Integration of Its Domestic and International Variables,” Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
January 30, 2009
“Turkey and the Middle East: Changes and Challenges” Fellows Seminar, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
October 25, 2008
U.S. Policy on Turkey and the Israel-Palestine Conflict in the Upcoming Presidential Elections,” Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida
September 23, 2008 “Turkey and the Gulf: A New Romance?” Seminar on Turkey in the Modern World, Harvard University June 26-27, 2008
Invited participant, Conference on “ Perceptions Misperceptions in the EU and Turkey: Stumbling Blocks on the Road to Accession,” organized by the Center for European Security Studies and the Turkish Institute, Netherlands
June 15, 2008
“Turkey’s Growing Role in the Middle East,” Comparative Interdisciplinary Studies Section of the International Studies Association, Paris
March 26, 2008
“Turkey and the Gulf: The Convergence of Identity Politics and Regional Strategic Interaction,” International Studies Association, San Francisco
June 15, 2007
“Resolving the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Is Now the Time?” Middle East Technical University, Ankara
March 10, 2007
“Israel, Turkey and the Changing Landscape of the Middle East” Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida
March 3-5, 2007
Invited participant, British Foreign and Commonwealth Office Wilton Park Conference on “Turkey’s Accession Negotiations with the European Union: Towards a New Impetus?”
December 29, 2006
“The Turkish-Kurdish National Identity Dilemma” Conference on History: From Ancient to Modern, Athens Institute for Education and Research, Athens, Greece
November 13, 2006 “Assessing the Impact of the 2006 Midterm Elections on U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East” a video conference Cairo-Washington-Cambridge for the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Embassy in Cairo September 8, 2006
“Turkey and the Middle East: A Complex Strategic Dynamic” presentation on a panel “Turkey at a Crossroads” Economic Forum Krynica, Poland
July 19, 2006
“A Critique of the Mearsheimer-Walt Paper” The Israel Culture and Politics Study Group, CMES
June 16, 2006
“U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East: A Critique” International Relations Conference, Middle East Technical University, Ankara
May 25, 2006
“Turkey’s Role in the Middle East” Koç University, Istanbul
March 31, 2006
Panelist, “Israelis, Palestinians, and Hamas” for the Group on Mass Violence, Harvard University
March 13, 2006 “Turkey and the Middle East” presentation on a panel on “Turkey’s Turbulent Road to the E.U.” Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C. February 23, 2006 “Reflections of an Observer of the Palestinian Legislative Elections, The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar, Harvard University February 23, 2006 Panel discussant, “The Palestinian Election: What We Saw” Institute of Politics, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University October 10, 2005 “U.S. Policy in the Middle East” as part of a panel on “Peace and Culture” World Cultural Forum, Nara, Japan July 12-14, 2005 Invited Participant, Conference on Iraq’s Constitutional Process, Abant, Turkey, co-sponsored by the Foundation for Middle East and Balkan Studies and the Iraq Foundation for Development and Democracy July 5, 2005
“U.S. Foreign Policy in the Gulf,” Al Quds University, East Jerusalem
July 1, 2005
“Iraq and Gulf Security,” International Relations Conference, Middle East Technical University, Ankara
May 31, 2005 “Resolving U.S. Foreign Policy Dilemmas in the Gulf, ” Middle East Program, Middle East Technical University, Ankara April 12, 2005 “The War in Iraq: Will it Change the Middle East?” World Boston, Great Decisions 2005 Lecture Series, Boston Public Library March 2005 “U.S. Policy in the Gulf,” presentation for Round Table on Security in the Gulf after Saddam Hussein, International Studies Association Meeting, Hawaii February 2005 “Regional Realities and U.S. Foreign Policy-The Middle East,” Harvard National Model United Nations, Boston September, 2004 “The Reshaping of International Security in the Gulf,” written for American Political Science Association Meeting, Chicago, Illinois March, 2004 “Turkey, Iraq, and the Gulf” Kokkalis Program and CMES January, 2004 “Turkey and the Future Of Iraq,” Middle East Studies Program, Middle East Technical University, Ankara June, 2003 “Security in the Gulf After the Overthrow of Saddam Hussein,” at the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, sponsored by the Center for Strategic and Future Studies, Kuwait University, Kuwait May, 2003
“Security in the Gulf,” John F. Kennedy School of Government, Middle East Initiative, Kuwait Executive Program
April, 2003 Panelist, “Iraq and the Middle East: Options for the Future,” Dudley House, Harvard University October, 2002 “Assessing the Impact of U.S.- Israeli Relations on the Arab World,” Conference on The United States and the Arab World, University of Maine July, 2002
“Turkey in the Middle East: A Policy of Triangulation,” Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, Conference on International Relations
“The Implications of Turkey’s Domestic Politics on its National Security in the Middle East,” International Studies Association Conference, New Orleans
September, 2001 “Succession in a Revolutionary Regime: The Case of the PA,” American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco February, 2001 “Security for Israel and a Palestinian State,” International Studies Association Conference, Chicago June, 2000
“Conceptualizing Security in the Middle East,” Conference on Redefining Security in the Middle East, McGill University
“A Preliminary Approach to a Framework for Security for Israel And a Palestinian State,” WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar, Harvard University
February, 2000 “The Implications of the Turkish-Israeli Relationship,” Study Group on Modern Turkey, CMES January, 1999 “Turkey’s National Security and the Middle East at the End of The Twentieth Century,” University of Tokyo November, 1997 “Turkey’s Search for Security in the Middle East,” CMES March, 1997 “Turkey and the Middle East,” Northeastern University Turkish Student Association Conference November, 1996 “Turkey and the Gulf,” Middle East Studies Association, Annual Meeting, Providence April, 1996 “Defining Middle East Security in the Twenty First Century,” International Studies Association Conference, San Diego November, 1995 “Security in the Middle East: The Conceptual Frontiers,” Middle East Seminar, CMES and WCFIA December, 1994 “The Women’s Movement in the United States: From Suffrage to the ERA,” Middle East Technical University, Ankara February, 1993 "The Gulf after the Cold War," Harvard University Model United Nations May, 1992
"The Impact of the New World Order on the Middle East," Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore
"The Effects of the End of the Cold War on Middle East International Politics," Institute for Developing Economies, Tokyo
September, 1991 "Perceptions of the Middle East Peace Process by Regional Actors," panel, Harvard University Middle East Seminar July, 1991
"The Middle East in the Wake of the Gulf Crisis", Palestinian Society for the Study of International Affairs, East Jerusalem "Regional Implications of the Gulf Conflict," Harvard University Seminar on Management of Regional Conflict and the Middle East Seminar
Panelist, Forum on Gulf Crisis, Lesley College, Boston
"Iran and the Changing Balance of Power in the Persian Gulf," Institute for Political & International Studies, Teheran
Panelist, "A Women's Forum on the Persian Gulf," Boston
"Background of the Gulf Crisis and Future U.S. Policy in the Area," The Nieman Foundation, Harvard University
"The Changing Balance of Power in the Gulf," panel Harvard Law School
September, 1990 Panel discussant, "The Gulf Crisis: Origins and Options," CMES PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS 2012
St Antonyâ€™s College, University of Oxford, Senior Associate Member, Trinity Term
1984 - Present Research Associate/Affiliate, CMES, Harvard University. 1990 - Present
Associate, WCFIA, Harvard University.
1996 - Present
Co-Chair, WCFIA-CMES Middle East Seminar, Harvard University.
1999 - Present Co-Chair, Study Group on Modern Turkey, renamed Seminar on Modern Turkey (January 2006) later Seminar on Turkey in the Modern World, (September 2008), Harvard University. 1999- Present
Editorial Board, Turkish Studies.
ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS EMMANUEL COLLEGE (excluding extensive Committee Service) 1982 - 2006
Chairperson, Department of Political Science, Emmanuel College
1999 - 2006
Chairperson, History Department, Emmanuel College
2000 - 2006
Chair/Coordinator, Global Studies Major, Emmanuel College
ACADEMIC PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT 2007 – 2008
Member of Strategic Planning Committee, Emmanuel College
Initiator and first Chair, Global Studies major, Emmanuel College
Initiator and Co-Chair of Study Group on Modern Turkey, CMES (now Seminar on Turkey in the Modern World WCFIA/CMES), Harvard University
Initiator and Director, Study Group on Arms Control in the Middle East, WCFIA and CMES, Harvard University
Initiator and Director, Study Group, "International Perspectives on the Question of a Palestinian State," CMES, Harvard University
October 27-28, 2011 Member of Fulbright Peer Review Aegean/Black Sea Committee Spring, 2010 Fulbright Senior Research Grant, for project on “Turkey and the Middle East”, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey May 21-June 25, 2006 Fulbright Senior Specialist, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey January 22-26, 2006 International Observer of the January 25, 2006 Palestinian Legislative Elections with the NDI/Carter Center International Observation Mission. 12
May 23-July 1, 2005 Fulbright Senior Specialist, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey October, 1998 Co-organizer of Conference on The Future of Turkish Foreign Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government. Fall, 1997
Professor, “American Foreign Policy in the Middle East” Institute of Politics, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
Spring, 1997 Visiting Scholar Center for International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 1994 - 1996
Director of project on “New Frontiers in Middle East Security,” Conferences held June, 1995 at Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey; and June, 1996 at Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio, Italy Conference Center.
Spring, 1993 Director, Study Group on Arms Control in the Middle East, WCFIA and CMES Spring, 1990 Director, Study Group, "International Perspectives on the Question of a Palestinian State," CMES REFEREE FOR: Comparative Politics; International Security; Turkish Studies; Political Science Quarterly; New Perspectives on Turkey; Cambridge University Press; Lynne Rienner Press; Praeger Press
POSTDOCTORAL GRANTS AND AWARDS Spring 2010
Fulbright Senior Researcher, Turkey
Fulbright Senior Specialist, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, for development of the Middle East Studies program.
Fulbright Senior Specialist, Middle East Technical University, Ankara for preliminary work on developing a Center for Middle Eastern Studies.
Kuwait Research Fund, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University for research on Kuwait’s national security.
Emmanuel College, Faculty Development Grant.
Maurice Pechet Foundation grant for research in Turkey, Israel and Syria.
Rockefeller Foundation grant for use of Bellagio Conference and Study Center for project on New Frontiers in Middle East Security.
Emmanuel College Faculty Excellence Award.
1993 - 1996 Maurice Pechet Foundation grant for project on Middle East security issues. 1990 - 1991 Maurice Pechet Foundation grant for research on the International Implications of a Palestinian State. Research travel to Oman, UAE, Syria, Jordan, Egypt, Israel and the Occupied Territories. 1988
Research Institute for Medicine and Chemistry grant for research on Egypt and the Gulf. Research travel to Kuwait, Bahrain, Jordan, Egypt, Israel and the Occupied Territories.
Summer, 1986 Maurice Pechet Foundation grant for research in the Middle East. Research travel to Egypt, Israel and the Occupied Territories. Spring, 1982
Faculty Development Grant from Emmanuel College.
CURRENT PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS American Political Science Association International Studies Association Middle East Studies Association