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Samer Alatout

Samer Alatout

Middle East and Israeli-Palestinian conflict, American foreign policy in Middle East, global environmental policy and politics, environmental security

Associate professor, community and environmental sociology & Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies College of Agricultural and Life Sciences College of Letters and Science Work: 608-263-0970 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Environmental governance in the Middle East and internationally
  • Israeli-Palestinian and Middle East politics
  • Politics, society, history, and religion in the Middle East
  • American foreign policy in the Middle East


  • Vilas Associate Award
  • Fulbright Senior Scholar Award
  • Author of a number of scholarly articles on areas of expertise in top-ranked academic journals