Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
Honorary Associate Professor

Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton

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Ian J. Bickerton was born in Perth, Western Australia, and educated at the University of Adelaide in South Australia, where he gained his B.A. with Honours in History.He received his M.A. at Kansas State University before completing his Ph.D. at the Claremont Graduate School, CA.

Taught at Pomona College (California) before returning to UNSW where he has taught modern United States History and the History of the Arab-Israeli conflict in the School of History.  During that period he also taught at University of Missouri-Kansas City and the University of California-Santa Barbara.

Has been visiting scholar at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (twice) and the Oxford Centre of Hebrew and Jewish Studies (twice).

Has published extensively on the Arab-Israeli conflict, US relations with Israel, and US foreign relations and military history. Frequent media commentator.

Publications

  • Books | 2018
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton I; Kalusner C, 2018, 8th edition, A History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 8th, Routledge, New York
    Books | 2015
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ; Klausner CL, 2015, A History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 7th ed., Pearson, New York
    Books | 2015
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 2015, The Struggle For Peace in the Middle East, Nelson modern history, Cengage Learning Australia, South Melbourne
    Books | 2012
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 2012, The Arab-Israeli Conflict: a guide for the perplexed, 1, Continuum Press, New York, USA
    Books | 2011
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 2011, The Meaning of Victory: who really wins the wars?, 1, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, Australia, http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/38347571
    Books | 2010
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ; Klausner CL, 2010, A history of the Arab Israeli Conflict, 6, Pearson, Upper Saddle River, NJ
    Book Chapters | 2009
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 2009, 'America's Israel - Israel's America', in Dumbrell J; Schafer AR (ed.), America's 'Special Relationships': Foreign and Domestic Aspects of the Politics of Alliance, Routledge, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, UK, pp. 173 - 191, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203872703
    Books | 2009
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 2009, The Arab-Israeli Conflict: A History, 1, Reaktion Books, London, UK, http://www.reaktionbooks.co.uk/book.html?id=377
    Book Chapters | 2008
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 2008, 'The Middle East Countries and the United States', in SBS World Guide, edn. 13-16th, Hardie Grant, Melbourne, Australia
    Books | 2007
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ; Hagan KJ, 2007, Unintended consequences: the United States at war, Original, Reaktion Books, London
    Book Chapters | 2006
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 2006, 'The Middle East Countries and the United States', in SBS World Guide, edn. 13-16th, Hardie Grant, Melbourne, Australia
    Book Chapters | 2005
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 2005, 'The Middle East Countries and the United States', in SBS World Guide, edn. 13-16th, Hardie Grant, Melbourne, Australia
    Books | 2003
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ; Hill M, 2003, Historiography of the Arab-Israeli conflict: contested spaces, First, McGrath Hill, Sydney
    Book Chapters | 2001
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 2001, 'Treaties', in Alex DeConde (ed.), Dictionary of American Foreign Policy, edn. Original, New York, pp. 591 - 597
    Book Chapters | 2001
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 2001, 'The Middle East Countries and the United States', in SBS world guide, edn. Original, Hardie Grant Publishing, South Yarra
    Book Chapters | 1999
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 1999, 'Jordan', in Encyclopaedia Britannica, edn. Original
    Book Chapters | 1998
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 1998, 'Lebanon', in SBS world guide, edn. Original, Hardie Grant Publishing, South Yarra, pp. 438 - 442
    Book Chapters | 1998
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 1998, 'Israel', in SBS world guide, edn. Original, Hardie Grant Publishing, South Yarra, pp. 378 - 386
    Book Chapters | 1998
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 1998, 'Iraq', in SBS world guide, edn. Original, Hardie Grant Publishing, South Yarra, pp. 365 - 371
    Book Chapters | 1998
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 1998, 'Iran', in SBS world guide, edn. Original, Hardie Grant Publishing, South Yarra, pp. 360 - 364
    Book Chapters | 1998
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 1998, 'Egypt', in SBS world guide, edn. Original, Hardie Grant Publishing, South Yarra, pp. 227 - 233
    Book Chapters | 1998
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 1998, 'United States of America', in SBS world guide, edn. Original, Hardie Grant Publishing, South Yarra, pp. 790 - 802
    Book Chapters | 1998
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 1998, 'Turkey', in SBS world guide, edn. Original, Hardie Grant Publishing, South Yarra, pp. 753 - 758
    Books | 1998
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ; Klausner CL, 1998, A concise history of the Arab Israeli conflict, Original, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
  • Journal articles | 2008
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ; Hagan KJ, 2008, 'The US and the unintended consequences of war', History Today, vol. 58
    Journal articles | 2008
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ; Hagan KJ, 2008, 'Unintended Consequences of US Wars', History Today, pp. 14 - 24
    Journal articles | 2007
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ; Hagan KJ, 2007, 'Unintended Consequences of US Wars', Defender, vol. Spring, pp. 24 - 31
    Journal articles | 2002
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Learmont JC; Phillips RS; Bickerton IJ, 2002, 'The value of lookback to understanding blood-borne infectious diseases: The new South Wales' HIV experience', Transfusion Medicine Reviews, vol. 16, pp. 315 - 324, http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/tmrv.2002.35208
    Journal articles | 2002
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ; Learmont JC; Phillips RS, 2002, 'The value of lookback', Transfusion Medicine Reviews, vol. 16, pp. 315 - 324
    Journal articles | 2002
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 2002, 'Fredy Neptune goes to war', Journal of Australian Studies, vol. 73, pp. 67 - 79
    Journal articles | 2001
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 2001, 'Why Australian, and American, why indeed all, historians should read les Murray's Fredy Neptune', Journal of Australian Studies, vol. 25, pp. 23 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14443050109387702
    Journal articles | 2001
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 2001, 'Why Australian, why American, why indeed all historians should read Les Murray`s', Australian Studies, vol. Dec 2001, pp. 23 - 33
    Journal articles | 1998
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 1998, 'Review of Bruce W. Jentleson and Thomas G. Paterson (eds), Encyclopedia of United States Foreign Raltions', Australian Journal of Politics and History, pp. 451 - 452
    Journal articles | 1991
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Bickerton IJ, 1991, 'Approaches to the Arab-Israeli Conflict', Asian Studies Review, vol. 15, pp. 30 - 42, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03147539108712775
    Journal articles | 1977
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    Journal articles | 1977
    Associate Professor Ian James Bickerton
    BICKERTON IJ, 1977, 'John Hay's Open Door Policy: A Re‐examination', Australian Journal of Politics & History, vol. 23, pp. 54 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8497.1977.tb01227.x

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