Neda A Zawahri, Ph.D.
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 Title: Associate Professor
 Dept: Political Science
 Office: RT 1757
 Phone: 216-687-4544
 Email: N.ZAWAHRI@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. RT 1757, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Education:
Ph.D., International Politics, University of Virginia, 2004
 
Brief Bio:
Professor Zawahri's Research Interest Includes: Environmental Politics; Management of Transboundary Rivers; Water Politics; Adapting to Climate Change; and, the Design and Impact of Treaties Governing Transboundary Rivers. Extensive field research in the Middle East and South Asia.
 
Honors and Awards:
Merit Award for Research, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2019

Faculty Scholarship Initiative Award, 2011 and 2016

Merit Award for Teaching and Research, 2011
 
Creative and Activities:
Sample of Publications

Neda A. Zawahri, 2019, "The Multidimensional Aspect of Water Security in the Middle East and North Africa," in Anders J├Ągerskog, Michael Schulz, and Ashok Swain's Handbook On Middle East Security, Routledge, New York.

Neda A. Zawahri and David Michel, 2018, "Assessing the Indus Waters Treaty from a Comparative Perspective," Water International 43(5): 696-712.

Neda A. Zawahri, 2018, "Managing Transboundary Rivers," In Ken Conca and Erika Weinthal's The Oxford Handbook of Water Politics and Policy, Oxford University Press, New York, 451-478.

Jeannie Sowers, Erika Weinthal, and Neda Zawahri, 2017. "Targeting Environmental Infrastructure, International Law, and Civilians in New Middle Eastern Wars," Security Dialogue 48(5): 410-430.

Neda A. Zawahri, 2017. "Adapting to Climatic Variability along International Rivers in the Middle East," In Jean Cahan's Water Security in the Middle East Anthem Press, London, 145-166.

Neda A. Zawahri, Ariel Dinar, and Getachew Nigatu. 2016. "Governing International Rivers: An Analysis of Treaty Design," International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics 16(2): 307-331.

Sara Mitchell and Neda A. Zawahri. 2015. "The Effectiveness of Treaty Design in Addressing Water Disputes," Journal of Peace Research 52(2): 187-200.

Erika Weinthal, Neda A. Zawahri, and Jeannie Sowers. 2015. "Securitization of Water, Climate Change, and Migration Linkages in Israel, Jordan, and Syria." International Environmental Agreements 15(3): 293-307.

Neda A. Zawahri and Erika Weinthal. 2014. "The World Bank and Negotiating the Red Sea and Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project." Global Environmental Politics 14(4): 55-74.

Neda A. Zawahri. 2014. "Refugee Rehabilitation and Transboundary Cooperation: India, Pakistan, and the Indus River System." In Erika Weinthal, Jessica Troell, and Mikiyasu Nakayama (eds.) Water and Post-conflict Peacebuilding, Earthscan Publishers, 163-188.

Kristina Donnell, Neda A. Zawahri, and Clive Lipchin. 2013. "Perspectives on Water Conservation in Israel and Palestine: Foundations and future." In Sharon Megdal, Robert Varady, and Susanna Eden (eds) Shared Borders, Shared Water: Israeli-Palestinian and Colorado River Basin Water Challenges. London, UK. Taylor and Francis, 151-164.

Neda A. Zawahri. 2012. "Popular Protests and the Governance of Scarce Freshwater in Jordan," Arab World Geographer 15(4): 265-299.

Neda A. Zawahri and Oliver Hensengerth. 2012. "The Role of Domestic Environmental Activists in the Governance of the Ganges and Mekong Rivers in India and China," International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics 12: 269-298.

Neda A. Zawahri, Jeannie Sowers, and Erika Weinthal. 2011. "Assessing States' Progress towards Meeting the Millennium Development Goals for Water and Sanitation in the Middle East and North Africa," Development and Change 42(5): 1153-1177.

Neda A. Zawahri and Sara Mitchell. 2011. "Fragmented Governance of International Rivers," International Studies Quarterly 55(3):835-858.


INVITED LECTURES

Water Scarcity in the MENA Region Workshop at SAIC, May 2018.

Adapting to Climate Change, Northwestern University, April 2017.

Water Security in the Middle East and North Africa, Duke University, March 2017.

Engaging Iran, The Grazella Shepherd Lecture Day, Case Western Reserve University, October 2016.

Future Challenges in the Middle East the role of water, Ohio State University, March 2016.

Arab Spring and its Impact on the Israeli-Palestinian Dispute, Oberlin College, November 2012.

Designing Treaties to Govern International Rivers, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, June 2012.

Governing International Rivers, Tel Aviv University, June 2012.

Designing Treaties to Govern International Rivers, Duke University, April 2012.

Managing the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers to Facilitate Cooperation and mitigate Conflict, at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson Center
 
Research Grants:
Co-Principal Investigator U.S. Department of Education Title VI-A Grant, 2014

Co-Principal Investigator, USAID Technical Leadership Annual Program, 2012

Faculty Scholarship Initiative Award, 2011 and 2016

Co-Principal Investigator Social Science Research Council, 2011

Co-Principal Investigator U.S. Department of Education Title VI-A Grant, 2005