Eytan Gilboa is Professor of International Communication and Director of the Center for International Communication at Bar-Ilan University. Since 2005, he is also a Visiting Professor of Public Diplomacy at USC. He received his PhD from Harvard University and has been a visiting professor in several leading American and European universities including Harvard, UCLA, Georgetown, the American University in Washington, DC, Tufts, and the University of Hamburg. His recent publications include Public Diplomacy in the Information Age (Forthcoming); US-Israel Relations in a New Era: Issues and Challenges after 9/11 (2009); Media and Conflict (2002); articles published in Public Diplomacy Magazine, Political Communication, International Journal of Press Politics, Journal of Dispute Resolution, Georgetown Journal of International Affairs and the Annals; and chapters published in handbooks including “Digital Diplomacy,” in The Sage Handbook of Diplomacy (Forthcoming); “Rebuilding Public Diplomacy,” in Trials of Engagement: The Future of US Public Diplomacy (2011); and “Media and Conflict Resolution,” in The Sage Handbook of Conflict Resolution (2009). He contributed the entry on “public diplomacy” to several scientific encyclopedias. He was a consultant to the Prime Minister Office and the Ministries of Defense and Foreign affairs and Chair of the Foreign Service Selection Committee. He is a commentator on world television networks and contributes op-ed articles to major newspapers.
"Obama in Israel: Fixing American-Israeli Relations," Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, Vol. VII, (2), pp. 19-28, 2013.
US and Iran: Last Chance for Agreement. Diplomatist Magazine. 2013.
Diplomacy in the Era of Information. [PDF] In Beata, O. (Ed.), Dyplomacja publiczna, n.p. Wroclaw: University of Wroclaw, 2008.
Searching for a Theory of Public Diplomacy [PDF]. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 616 (1), 55-77, 2008.
In The News:
March 8, 2010 -- Visiting CPD Scholar Eytan Gilboa is quoted in the Los Angeles Times on Vice President Biden’s trip to Israel.
May 5, 2009 -- A poll conducted by CPD Visiting Professor Eytan Gilboa of Bar-Ilan University shows that young Israelis are more suspicious of US President Barack Obama and his policies than older Israelis, that most Israelis would support a strike on Iran, and that the Israeli public is less fond of the new US president than they are of America. The poll results were carried widely on CBS News, The Jerusalem Post and Y Net.