Eytan Gilboa, Ph.D.
Prof. Eytan Gilboa has served in many prominent academic positions is Israel and the US. He has been founder and first Director of both the School of Communication and the Center for International Communication at Bar-Ilan University. He is also a senior visiting fellow at the USC Center on Public Diplomacy, a senior research associate at the BESA Center for Strategic Studies, and Chair of the Israel Communication Association. He is a world-renowned expert on international communication, public diplomacy and US policy in the Middle East. Gilboa's most recent books include Diplomacy in the Digital Age (forthcoming), US-Israel Relations in a New Era: Issues and Challenges after 9/11 (2009), and Media and Conflict: Framing Issues, Policy Making, Shaping Opinions (2002). He has published numerous articles in many scholarly periodicals in communication, international relations and political science. He received his BA degree from the Hebrew University and MA and PhD degrees from Harvard University. Gilboa has been a visiting professor in several leading American and European universities including Harvard, UCLA, Georgetown, Tufts, The American University, USC and the University of Hamburg. He contributes op-ed articles to newspapers and all-news websites, and serves as a popular commentator on television and radio networks.
Eytan Gilboa is a senior visiting fellow at the USC Center on Public Diplomacy, a senior research associate at the BESA Center for Strategic Studies, and a lecturer at the Annenberg School for Communication at Penn.