Jeremy Pressman is the author of three books, The sword is not enough: Arabs, Israelis, and the limits of military force (Manchester University Press, 2020), Warring Friends: Alliance Restraint in International Politics (Cornell University Press, 2008), and Point of No Return: The Deadly Struggle for Middle East Peace, with Geoffrey Kemp (Brookings Institution Press, 1997). As Director of Middle East Studies at the University of Connecticut, he advises students in the Middle East Studies minor and manages Mideast scholarly programming on campus. He is also co-director, with Prof. Erica Chenoweth, of the Crowd Counting Consortium. Pressman is on twitter @djpressman. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from MIT and his BA from Brandeis University. In 2019, Pressman was a Fulbright fellow at the Norwegian Nobel Institute.