Professor Jay Rothman is on the faculty of the Program on Conflict Resolution and Negotiation at Bar Ilan University. He holds a BA in Jewish and Social History from Antioch College in Ohio, and an MA in Government and Politics and a PhD in International Relations from the University of Maryland. Rothman did his doctoral research on conflict resolution between Jews and Arabs in Israel as a Research Fellow at the Truman Institute for International Peace. He also established the Conflict Resolution Program at the Davis Institute for International Relations at the Hebrew University. Following that he ran the Peace and Conflict Studies Program at Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges in the US and held senior positions in a number of academic institutions and was a Fulbright Fellow in Israel. He established and directed a conflict resolution consulting company for a decade and a half. He is widely published in the areas of identity-based conflict and evaluation; most recently he published From Identity-Based Conflict to Identity-Based Cooperation. Previously a Research Fellow at the Truman Institute for International Peace and at the Davis Institute for International Relations at the Hebrew University.