Dr. Nimrod Goren

Dr. Nimrod Goren is Co-Founder of Diplomeds – The Council for Mediterranean Diplomacy, President and Founder of Mitvim – The Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies, and Senior Fellow for Israeli Affairs at the Middle East Institute. Nimrod is also Co-Chair of a regional initiative at President Isaac Herzog’s Israeli Climate Forum. He holds a Ph.D. in Middle Eastern Studies from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and was a Hubert Humphrey Fellow at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. He was a Teaching Fellow on Middle Eastern Studies at the Hebrew University, and has also worked at the Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies and the Nehemia Levtzion Center for Islamic Studies. Nimrod is a past recipient of the Victor J. Goldberg Prize for Peace in the Middle East and the Centennial Medal of the Institute of International Education, was selected as a Vamik Volkan Scholar by the International Dialogue Initiative. He serves on the steering committees of the Geneva Initiative and the Turkish-Israeli Civil Society Forum, and is a member of the Global Diplomacy Lab. His areas of expertise include diplomacy, regional cooperation and peacemaking, with a focus on Israel’s foreign policy.