Michael Doran

Former U.S. National Security Council and Department of Defense official; Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution

Classes: Moments of Decision, Great Debates: Judaism in the 20th Century

Michael Doran, an expert in U.S. policy toward the Middle East, radical Islam, and the Arab- Israeli conflict, is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. He has held academic appointments at Princeton and the University of Central Florida, and most recently served as visiting professor at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University. He has also held a number of senior U.S. government posts related to Middle East policy and strategic communication. Among his scholarly works are Pan-Arabism before Nasser (1999) and a forthcoming study of the Eisenhower administration and the Middle East.