UMD: A Globally Connected University

Eric Zakim

Associate Professor
4225 Jimenez Hall
College Park, MD 20742
Work Phone: 
301 405 4250
Expert Credentials: 

Book: To Build and Be Built: Landscape, Literature, and the Construction of Zionist Identity (2005) Book: Mediterranean Studies (forthcoming)

Area of Expertise: 

Israel studies; Middle East Conflict; Nature aesthetics and environmental policy in Israel; Israeli cinema; Jewish studies; politics and culture in the Middle East and the Mediterranean (in music, literature, art, architecture, and film); Mediterranean studies; international film

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Degrees: 
Ph.D. Comparative Literature University of California, Berkeley (1996),M.A. Comparative Literature University of California, Berkeley (1989),B.A. History Oberlin College (1982),B.Mus. Music Composition Oberlin Conservatory of Music (1982)