Mark Levine

Author; Professor, Middle Eastern History, UC Irvine & Center for MES, Lund University

Mark LeVine is Professor of Middle Eastern History at UC Irvine and Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Lund University in Sweden. He is the author of several books on Israel's history. Most recently, he is an editor of One Land, Two States: Israel and Palestine as Parallel States (University of California Press, 2014).

He is also author of the forthcoming book about the revolutions in the Arab world, The Five Year Old Who Toppled a Pharoah. He is presently co-principal investigator of a team of scholars from Lund University's Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the American University of Beirut to study the evolution of human rights discourses in the Arab world.

Levine has written for publications including the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, the Christian Science Monitor, Le Monde, TIKKUN (where he is a contributing editor), Jadaliyya,, the OC Weekly and