Editorial Board

Editor in Chief

Grant Rumley is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Jerusalem Review of Near East Affairs. Formerly a consultant on Middle East affairs to various government agencies in Washington DC, Grant is currently a Visiting Fellow at Mitvim — The Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies. In addition, he is also a graduate student at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he studies Middle Eastern Politics, Arabic, and Hebrew as an Ambassadorial Scholar. Grant has conducted research throughout the West Bank and Israel, and his works have appeared in such outlets as The Atlantic, The National Interest, The Daily Beast, The Jerusalem Post, The Times of Israel, and Comment MidEast, among others, and he has appeared on programs such as the BBC world news radio service. Grant is a graduate of Michigan State University, and has formally studied and worked in Alexandria, Nablus, and Jerusalem.

You can reach him at editor@thejerusalemreview.com or on Twitter: @Grant_Rumley

Senior Editor

J. Dana Stuster is a Middle East policy analyst living in Washington, D.C. His work has been published by The Atlantic and The National Interest, among other outlets, and he is a coauthor of Strategic Adaptation: Toward a New U.S. Strategy in the Middle East with Dr. Andrew Exum, Dr. Bruce Jentleson, and Melissa Dalton. He has studied at the University of California, Davis and the American University of Beirut and worked as a Joseph S. Nye, Jr. National Security Research Intern at the Center for a New American Security. He is currently a research intern at Foreign Policy magazine; his views are his own and do not represent those of his employer.

You can reach him on Twitter: @JDanaStuster

Senior Editor

Geoffrey Levin is a Bologna Fellow at Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Political Science. He has researched Middle Eastern politics for the Center for Constitutional Studies and Democratic Development and the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council. His work has appeared in The Daily BeastThe Jerusalem Post, Tablet Magazine, and The Forward. Geoffrey studied at the Johns Hopkins SAIS Bologna Center, Michigan State University, and the University of Haifa, and was a Critical Language Scholarship recipient in Rabat, Morocco.

You can reach him at levingeo@gmail.com or on Twitter: @Geoff_Levin

Senior Editor

Egemen Bezci is a research fellow at the Sakarya University, Turkey. His main research interests are Eurasian and Middle Eastern politics as well as the relation between religion and politics. He previously worked and conducted research at the various institutions in Ankara, Washington, D.C., Tel Aviv. He also presented papers in various institutions including Munich, Athens and Yerevan. His publications appeared in various magazines such as the Asia TimesTel Aviv Notes, and e-IR. His most recent article “The Return of President Putin and Russian–Turkish Relations: Where Are They Headed?” is featured by the SAGE Open and can be accessible here. 

Egemen Bezci can be reached via twitter: @ebbezci