Daniel J Levine

Assistant Professor

Office Hours

Fall 2018 Office Hours:

On Sabbatical. By appointment only.


  • Ph.D., Political Science, Johns Hopkins University, 2009
  • MA magna cum laude, Security Studies, Tel Aviv University, 2002
  • AB special honors, Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, University of Chicago, 1993

Research Interests

  • International Relations Theory
  • Political Theory
  • Israeli-Palestinian Politics
Teaching Interests
  • PSC 321-003: The Israel-Palestine Conflict
  • PSC 422-002: Rhetoric, Research and Writing in International Relations and Political Science
  • PCON 111: Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies (Colgate University, 2009-2011)
  • PCON 225: Theories of War, State and Society (Colgate University, 2009-2011)

Selected Publications

  •  Recovering International Relations: The Promise of Sustainable Critique (Oxford University Press, 2012).
  • “Why Hans Morgenthau Was Not a Critical Theorist (and why contemporary IR-Realists should care).” International Relations, Forthcoming
  • “‘The World is Too Much With Us’: Reification and the Depoliticizing of Via Media Constructivism.” Millennium 40:3 (June, 2012), with Alexander Barder.
  • “International Theory and the Problem of Sustainable Critique: An Adornian-Biblical Parable.” Borderlands 10:1 (2011).
  • “Constructing the Myth of Egyptian-Israeli Brotherhood: Ali Salem’s Drive to Israel.” in Moises Salinas and Hazza Abu Rabi (eds.): Resolving the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (Cambria, 2009).
  • Munich:Warp-Speed Storytelling and the War on Terror.” Theory & Event 9:3 (2006)
  • Interview with Dan Nexon on Recovering International Relations, Duck of Minerva, posted 14 September 2012
  • “The End of the Israeli Spring.” Foreignpolicy.com, posted 12 September 2011, with Daniel Bertrand Monk
  • “The Ugly Stalemate: The Gaza Flotilla and Israel’s Conservative Adventurism.” Contemporarycondition.blogspot.composted 14 June 2010, with Daniel Bertrand Monk
  • “There’s No There There: The Retreat of the Israeli State and US Mideast Peace Policy.” Foreignpolicy.composted 1 April 2010, with Daniel Bertrand Monk