Professor Lewis Brownstein
Professor Lewis Brownstein, Emeritus Professor of International Relations at SUNY New Paltz, has taught over 45 years in the Political Science and International Relations Department. Brownstein has studied the Israeli-Palestinian conflict for over 25 years. In that time, he has taught at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and completed multiple research trips to Israel and the territories.
His major areas of expertise include American Foreign Policy, which he taught and lectured on for many years, and the International Relations of the Middle East with particular emphasis on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He has written on Israeli foreign policy making and peace process, and lectured widely in the Mid-Hudson region. After the attacks of 9/11, Brownstein created a course on Terrorism in World Politics which has been offered regularly. He has taught courses at New Paltz on terrorism, defense issues, the international relations of the Middle East and American foreign policy.