Department of Political Science
2115 G St. NW, Monroe Hall 440
Washington, DC 20052

Phone: (202) 994-6290
Fax: (202) 994-1974

Bernard Reich

Bernard Reich

Title — Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

Areas of Expertise —

Middle Eastern politics, terrorism, U.S.-Israel relations, Arab-Israeli conflict, Israel and, oil politics


Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1964


Professor Reich is a former Chair of the department. He is a well-known expert on the politics of the Middle East, with a special emphasis on Israel.


Professor Reich is the author of several books, including Quest for Peace: United States-Israel Relations and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, The United States and Israel: Influence in the Special Relationship; Israel: Land of Tradition and Conflict, and Historical Dictionary of Israel.

He is also a co-author, editor, or co-editor of several other books, and the author of numerous articles, book chapters and monographs about Middle East politics, international politics, and United States foreign policy.