Dan Kurzer

Dan Kurzer

Daniel Abraham Professor at Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

Location:
221 Nassau St. 2Nd Floor, Princeton, New Jersey, United States

General Information

Experience

President  - Jewish Children's Bureau

Dean  - Yeshiva University

Education

Hebrew University

B.A.  - Yeshiva University

MA  - Speech Therapy , Leningrad Pedagogical Institute

PhD  - Columbia University

PhD  - Systems Analysis , Massachusetts Institute of Technology

masters degrees  - Columbia University

Affiliations

Professor  - Princeton University

Board of Advisors Member  - PointRF Solutions, LLC

Advisor  - Obama

Advisor  - the State Department

Advisor  - Opus Capital

Advisory Board  - Vintage Ventures Management Ltd

Board of Governors Member  - Middle East Institute

Board Member  - The Institute for Policy and Strategy

Advisory Board Member  - Vintage Investment Partners

Member  - Yisrael Beitenu Party

Advisory Board Member  - Oscar 4B

Member  - Council on Foreign Relations

President  - The Levant Group, LLC

Board Member  - American University

Member  - New Jersey-Israel Commission

Trustee  - AUC

Member, Board Member  - American Bar Association

Representative  - Maen Rashid Areikat

Board Member  - Endowment Foundation

Ambassador To Israel  - Bush

Ambassador, Middle-East Policy Advisor  - Senator Barack Obama's Presidential Campaign

Board Member  - National Library of Israel

U.S. Assistant Secretary  - State Edward Walker

Secretary  - State Madeleine Albright

Director General of the Foreign Service Award  - Political Affairs Magazine

Career Member  - Foreign Policy Research Institute

Member  - Knesset

Member, Advisory Board  - Exigen Services Ambassador

Ambassador To Israel  - U.S. Department of State

Secretary for Political Affairs  - American Embassy

Founder  - Hamas

Advisor  - Iraq Study Group

Secretary  - State George Schultz's

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Dr. Daniel Kurtzer
Ambassador (Ret.) Dr. Daniel Kurtzer brings a noted public policy background, an extensive academic background, and the skills of an author to his position as Advisory Board Member of PointRF Systems PLC. Currently a professor at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Dr. Kurtzer has served as the U.S. Ambassador to both Israel and Egypt, as an advisor to the Iraq Study Group, as a member of the Board of the American University in Cairo, as the first Commissioner of the professional Israel Baseball League, and as a member of the New Jersey-Israel Commission. Fluent in English and Hebrew, he is author of numerous articles, papers, and other published writings, and co-author of Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace: American Leadership in the Middle East, and The Peace Puzzle: America's Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace, 1989-2011. Read More After 29 distinguished years in the U.S. Foreign Service, Dr. Kurtzer retired in 2005 with the rank of Career-Minister, having served from 2001-2005 as the United States Ambassador to Israel and from 1997-2001 as the United States Ambassador to Egypt. During the span of his career, he also served as a political officer at the American Embassies in Cairo and Tel Aviv, as Deputy Director of the Office of Egyptian Affairs, as speechwriter on the Policy Planning Staff, as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, and as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research. Throughout his work in the Foreign Service, Dr. Kurtzer was instrumental in formulating and executing U.S. policy toward the Middle East peace process. He crafted the 1988 peace initiative of Secretary of State George P. Shultz, and in 1991 he served as a member of the U.S. peace team that brought about the Madrid Peace Conference. Subsequently, he served as coordinator of the multilateral peace negotiations and as the U.S. Representative in the Multilateral Refugee Working Group. Dr. Kurtzer has received several of the U.S. Government's most prestigious awards, including the President's Distinguished Service Award, the Department of State Distinguished Service Award, the National Intelligence Community's Award for Achievement, and the Director General of the Foreign Service Award for Political Reporting. Dr. Kurtzer holds a Ph.D in political science from Columbia University.

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Dr. Daniel Kurtzer
Ambassador (Ret.) Dr. Daniel Kurtzer brings a noted public policy background, an extensive academic background, and the skills of an author to his position as Advisory Board Member of PointRF Systems PLC. Currently, a professor at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Dr. Kurtzer has served as the U.S. Ambassador to both Israel and Egypt, as an advisor to the Iraq Study Group, as a member of the Board of the American University in Cairo and as a member of the New Jersey-Israel Commission. He is author of numerous articles, papers, and other published writings, and co-author of Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace: American Leadership in the Middle East, and The Peace Puzzle: America's Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace, 1989-2011. Dr. Kurtzer has received several of the U.S. Government's most prestigious awards, including the President's Distinguished Service Award, the Department of State Distinguished Service Award, the National Intelligence Community's Award for Achievement, and the Director General of the Foreign Service Award for Political Reporting.

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Ambassador Daniel C. Kurtzer
Daniel C. Kurtzer holds the S. Daniel Abraham Chair in Middle East Policy Studies at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He served in the United States...

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