Former Visiting Fellow Arie M. Kacowicz (1997-98) is the Chaim Weizmann Chair in International Relations and full professor of international relations at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. A faculty member of the Hebrew University since 1993 and an adjunct lecturer at Georgetown University since 2003,  Kacowicz currently is the Aaron and Cecile Goldman Visiting Israeli Professor and an Israel Institute Fellow in the Department of Government at Georgetown.

He is the author and editor of ten books, including his most recent volume The Unintended Consequences of Peace: Peaceful Borders and Illicit Transnational Flows (Cambridge University Press, 2021), written in collaboration with Exequiel Lacovksy, Keren Sasson, and Daniel F. Wajner. His areas of interests include theories of international relations, peace studies, globalization and governance, international relations of Latin America, and peace negotiations in the context of the Middle East.

Kacowicz holds a PhD in political science from Princeton University.