Dr. Uri Resnick

Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy & Strategy

Areas of expertise

  • Uri Resnick holds a PhD in international relations from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2005). His research focuses on asymmetric territorial conflicts and post-independence conflict patterns. In his research, Resnick combines formal analysis (game theory), statistical analysis and historical inquiry. His book: Dynamics of Asymmetric Territorial Conflict: the Evolution of Patience was published in 2013 by Palgrave-Macmillan. He is an associate member of the Federmann Center for Rationality at Hebrew University and teaches courses at several Israeli universities on game theory, foreign policy, strategic planning and public diplomacy. Resnick joined Israel’s foreign service in 2002 and has served in numerous positions in Israel and abroad, including as policy advisor to Israel's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Defense, Division Head in the Policy Bureau of Israel's Ministry of Defense, and Director of the Policy Planning and Net Assessment Department at Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He currently serves as Consul General of Israel in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

  • Dynamics of Asymmetric Territorial Conflict: the Evolution of Patience. London: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2013.


    “Explaining Post-Independence Conflict.”Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict. Vol. 5, No. 1, August 2012, pages 31-54.


    "UNRWA’s Self-Serving Agenda." Middle East Quarterly, Volume 19, Number 4. Fall 2012, pages 45-52.


    "התפישות של ז'בוטינסקי – והאקטואליה." כיוונים חדשים, כרך 26, יוני 2012, עמ' 173-189.


     “Territorial Disputes: Perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.” Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs., Vol. II, No. 3, September 2008: 92-102.


    “The Evolution of Temporal Attitudes in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, 1967-2002.” Bulgarian Journal of International Relations [Mejdunarodno Otnoshenia] Vol. 38, No. 3, June 2008: 27-52.


    “War and peace in the Balkans: states, nations and great powers” in Benjamin Miller (2007) States, Nations and Great Powers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Cambridge Studies in International Relations, No. 104): 256-284 (with Benjamin Miller).


    “Conflict In the Balkans (1830-1913): Combining Levels of Analysis.” International Politics Vol. 40, No. 3, September 2003: 365-407 (with Benjamin Miller).


    Reform of Municipal Government Finance in Israel. Jerusalem: Institute for Advanced Strategic and Political Studies - Division for Economic Policy Research (1996).