|Associate Professor in the International Relations of the Middle East in the School of Government and International Affairs||IM215, Al-Qasimi Building||+44 (0) 191 33 45666|
|Member of the Institute for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies|
|Co-Director, IHRR / Associate Professor in the International Relations of the Middle East, School of Government and International Affairs, Durham University in the Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience||+44 (0) 191 33 45666|
Dr Beckerman joined Durham University in 2014 to focus on the political psychology of British and American foreign policy in the Middle East.
She received her PhD in International Studies from the University of Birmingham in 2013 and spent one year as a Visiting Fellow at the Middle East Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science while lecturing in Foreign Policy Analysis at City University, London.
Dr Beckerman’s research is situated between the fields of Foreign Policy Analysis (FPA) and Conflict Resolution, with a particular focus on the Israel-Palestine conflict.
- Foreign Policy Analysis (FPA)
- Conflict Resolution/Third Party Mediation
- Political Psychology and IR
- British Empire in the Middle East
- American foreign policy in the Middle East
- Beckerman, C. (2020). Unexpected State: British Politics and the Creation of Israel. Indiana University Press
Chapter in book
- Beckerman, C. (in press). A Divisive Promise: The Legacy of the Balfour Declaration. In T. Petersen (Ed.), Israel in a Turbulent Region: Security and Foreign Policy. Routledge
- Beckerman-Boys, C. (2013). Assessing the Historiography of the October War. In A. Siniver (Ed.), The Yom Kippur War: Politics, Legacy, Diplomacy (11-28). Oxford University Press
- Beckerman, C. (2022). Political Fragility and the Timing of Conflict Mediation. Social Sciences, 11(2), Article 76. https://doi.org/10.3390/socsci11020076
- Beckerman, C. E. (2022). Is there a cyber security dilemma?. Journal of Cybersecurity, 8(1), Article tyac012. https://doi.org/10.1093/cybsec/tyac012
- Beckerman-Boys, C. (2016). The Reversal of the Passfield White Paper, 1930-31: A Reassessment. Journal of Contemporary History, 51(2), 213-233. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022009414559614
- Beckerman-Boys, C. (2014). Third Parties and the Arab-Israeli Conflict: Poliheuristic Decision Theory and British Mandate Palestine Policy. Foreign Policy Analysis, 10(3), 225-242. https://doi.org/10.1111/fpa.12017