GW Judaic Studies Program Annual Max Ticktin Lecture

Mira Sucharov (Carleton University) Borders and Belonging: A Memoir

Mira Sucharov is Professor of Political Science and University Chair of Teaching Innovation at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. She is the author or editor of five books — most recently, Borders and Belonging: A Memoir (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020); Public Influence: A Guide to Op-Ed Writing and Social Media Engagement (University of Toronto Press, 2019); and Social Justice and Israel/Palestine: Foundational and Contemporary Debates (co-edited with Aaron Hahn Tapper, University of Toronto Press, 2019). Her many op-eds have appeared in Haaretz, The Forward, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, The Huffington Post, Canadian Jewish News, Jewish Independent and The Daily Beast. She is a five-time teaching award winner and is the 2019 winner of her Faculty’s Excellence in Public Commentary Award. She is the founding co-chair of the Jewish Politics Division at the Association of Jewish Studies, is co-editor of AJS Perspectives, and currently sits on the New Israel Fund of Canada Advisory Council.