The Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya announced, Monday, that Doctor Michael Oren, former Israeli ambassador to the United States, is joining the staff of the IDC's Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy, and Strategy in the next few days. Dr. Oren said, "I am pleased and honored to join the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy, and Strategy at the IDC Herzliya. The IDC is in the forefront of discussion on Israel's foreign policy in public diplomacy and the media. Being part of the IDC will allow the continuance of my contribution to the strengthening of Israeli relations with the US and the world, as to building the future leadership of Israel."
Prof. Uriel Reichman, President and founder of the institution, said, "I rest assured that Dr. Oren will continue to educate the students upon values of commitment and national mission, as he did in his public posts." Dr. Oren earned his PhD in History of the Middle East from Princeton University, has worked as a visiting professor at Harvard and Yale universities, and has written books, articles and masses on the history of the Middle East.