Professor Michael Dumper
Telephone: 01392 723167
Professor in Middle East Politics
Prof. Dumper’s research interests are the Permanent Status Issues of the Middle East peace process, the Arab-Israeli conflict, religious institutions in the Middle East and the urban politics of the Middle East. He was recently a holder of an ESRC Large Grant Award entitled Conflict in Cities and the Contested State (2007-2013) and has recently been awarded a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship for 3 years (2015-2018) This latest award entitled Power, Piety and People is a comparative study of conflicts in "holy" cities.
He is also continuing his research on comparative perspectives on the Palestinian refugee issue. He is supervising Phd students in all these topics and is interested in new students working on divided cities and on refugees in particular
This is a 3-year Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship. See website for more details and ongoing research