Professor Efraim Karsh
Professor of Middle East & Mediterranean Studies
Tel +44 (0)20 7848 2325 (alt. 2026)
Address: Middle East & Mediterranean Studies
King's College London
Virginia Woolf Building,
LONDON, WC2B 6NR
Research interests and PhD supervision
Professor Karsh has held various academic posts at Harvard and Columbia universities, the Sorbonne, the London School of Economics, Helsinki University, the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London, the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies in Washington D.C., and the Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies at Tel-Aviv University.
History & Politics in the Middle East
US and Russian foreign policy
Foreign policy issues in the Mediterranean
Professor Karsh has published extensively on Middle Eastern affairs, Soviet foreign policy, and European neutrality.
Professor Kersh welcomes enquiries from prospective students about potential future research projects.
For more details, please see his full research profile.
Expertise and public engagement
Efraim Karsh (2011) 'How many Palestinian Arab refugees were there?' Israel Affairs, 17 (2), pp. 224-246.
[Article in print Journal]
Efraim Karsh (2010) 'Adrift in Arabia' The Journal of International Security Affairs, 19
[Article in e-Journal]
Efraim Karsh, Michael Kerr, Rory Miller (2010) Conflict, Diplomacy and Society in Israeli-Lebanese Relations Routledge
[Edited book in print]
Efraim Karsh (2010) Palestine Betrayed Yale University Press [Authored Book in print]
Professor Karsh is a regular commentator to the media, has appeared on all the main radio and television networks in the United Kingdom and the United States, and has contributed articles to leading newspapers, including The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, The International Herald Tribune, The Los Angeles Times, The London Times, The Sunday Times, and The Daily Telegraph.