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About Gershon Shafir

Gershon Shafir is Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, San Diego, and the founding director of its Human Rights Program. He has served as President of the Association for Israel Studies and is the author or editor of ten books, among them "Land, Labor, and the Origins of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, 1882–1914." He is also the coauthor, with Yoav Peled, of "Being Israeli: The Dynamics of Multiple Citizenship," which won the Middle Eastern Studies Association’s Albert Hourani Award in 2002, and the coeditor, with Mark Levine, of "Struggle and Survival in Palestine/Israel."