Ned Lazarus

Ned is Visiting Assistant Professor of International Affairs at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. A conflict resolution scholar, practitioner and evaluator, Ned has conducted evaluations of Israeli-Palestinian peacebuilding initiatives on behalf of USAID, USIP, and the European Union.

Before joining GW, Ned served as FIPSE Post-Doctoral Fellow at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution. Ned has taught Conflict Resolution at George Mason, Georgetown University, American University, the University of Malta and the University of Massachusetts-Boston.

Ned earned his doctorate in 2011 from American University’s School of International Service; his dissertation assesses the long-term impacts of peace education participation for more than 800 Israeli and Palestinian youth before, during and after the second intifada. For his doctoral research, Ned earned fellowships from USIP and the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School.

Before entering the academic field, Ned served as Middle East Program Director for Seeds of Peace, based in Jerusalem, from 1996-2004.