FAU Lifelong Learning Society, Jupiter
Ralph Nurnberger, Ph.D.


Ralph Nurnberger, Ph.D., is Professor of International Relations at Georgetown University, where he has taught since 1975. He was named Professor of the Year by the Graduate School of Liberal Studies in 2003 and he received another award in 2005 for 20 years of excellence in teaching. He currently teaches graduate seminars on the Arab-Israeli conflict. He has twice spoken at the FAU program in Boca, as well as on numerous occasions for the Middle East Society on the FAU Boca campus.

Dr. Nurnberger has served on the professional staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and has spent 30 years in government relations. He has also advised numerous congressional, senatorial and presidential campaigns on foreign policy issues, especially those related to the Middle East.

He served for more than eight years as a Legislative Liaison for the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and was the first director of Builders for Peace. In this capacity, he dealt with international leaders, including Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, then-Foreign Minister Shimon Peres and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat.