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Raffaella A. Del Sarto

Associate Professor of Middle East Studies

About

Raffaella A. Del Sarto is Associate Professor of Middle East Studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Europe (SAIS Europe). She is currently also a Robert Schuman Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre of the European University Institute (September 2019–March 2020). Formerly Director of the BORDERLANDS research project, funded by the European Research Council (ERC) and hosted at the European University Institute (2011-2017); Pears Fellow in Israel and Mediterranean Studies at the Middle East Centre of St. Antony's College, University of Oxford (2007-2011); Marie Curie Fellow (2005-2007) and Jean Monnet Fellow (2004-2005) at the European University Institute; PhD, international relations (summa cum laude), Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Del Sarto, Raffaella A. (2019). Interregnum: The Regional Order in in the Middle East and North Africa after 2011, MENARA Final Report no. 1, February, with Helle Malmvig and Eduard Soler i Lecha.
Del Sarto, Raffaella A. (2019). ‘Stuck in the Logic of Oslo: Europe and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict’, The Middle East Journal 73(3): 376-396.
Del Sarto, Raffaella A. (2019). ‘Insecurity, Identity Politics,and the Restructuring of the Middle East’, in Shifting Global Politics and the Middle East, POMEPS Studies 34, March.
Del Sarto, Raffaella A. (2017). Israel under siege: The politics of insecurity and the rise of the Israeli neo-revisionist right. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.
Del Sarto, Raffaella A. (2017). ‘Contentious Borders in the Middle East and North Africa: Context and Concepts', International Affairs 93(4): 787-797.
Del Sarto, Raffaella A. (2015). Normative Empire Europe: The European Union, its Borderlands, and the ‘Arab Spring’. JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, 54(2), 215-232.
Del Sarto, Raffaella A. (2013). Defining Borders and People in the Borderlands: EU Policies, Israeli Prerogatives and the Palestinians. JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, 52(2), 200-216.


For a recent curriculum vitae including a full list of publications, see personal website.
 
 
 

Expertise

Regions

  • Europe
  • Israel
  • Middle East
  • Northern Africa

Topics

  • Arab-Israeli Relations
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Domestic Influences On Foreign Policy
  • International Relations
  • Political Violence

Languages

  • French
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Italian

In the News

Israel under siege: The politics of insecurity and the rise of the Israeli neo-revisionist right

Raffaella A. Del Sarto’s book highlighted in Israel Studies Review, 5/6

Stuck in the logic of Oslo: Europe and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Raffaella A. Del Sarto wrote in Middle East Journal, 09/19

Trump's Israel-Palestine plan is all smoke and mirrors.

Raffaella A. Del Sarto wrote in The Hill, 6/21

Insecurity, identity politics, and the restructuring of the Middle East.

Raffaella A. Del Sarto wrote for Project on Middle East Political Science, 3/22

Contentious borders in the Middle East and North Africa: Context and concepts.

Raffaella A. Del Sarto wrote in International Affairs, 7/1