About Asher Susser
Professor Asher Susser is The Stein Family Professor of Modern Israel Studies at the University of Arizona, Professor of History in the Department of Middle Eastern History at Tel Aviv University (TAU) and a Senior Fellow at the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern Studies at TAU. He was the Director of the Center for twelve years and has taught for some thirty years in TAU’s Department of Middle Eastern History. His most recent book is on Israel, Jordan and Palestine; The Two-State Imperative (2012). He also wrote the Political Biography of Jordan’s Prime Minister Wasfi al-Tall (1994) and is the author or editor of eight other books and a monograph on The Rise of Hamas in Palestine and the Crisis of Secularism in the Arab World (2010).