Amir Lupovici


Amir Lupovici
Dr. Amir Lupovici is a senior lecturer (associate professor) in the Department of Political Science at Tel Aviv University and a research fellow in the Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center. During 2017-2018 academic year he was a Faculty Fellow in the School of International Service at American University (Washington, DC). His research interests include IR Theory, Security Studies, and Constructivism. Among other things he focuses on the practices of deterrence and on different aspects of cyber security.
 Among his publications:

The Power of Deterrence (2016). Cambridge University Press.

– Constitution Making and International Relations Theories. International Studies Perspectives (forthcoming) (with Hanna Lerner).

–   Toward Securitization Theory of Deterrence. International Studies Quarterly 63(1): 177-186 (2019).

– Securitization Climax: Putting the Iranian Nuclear Project at the Top of the Israeli Public Agenda (2009-2012). Foreign Policy Analysis 12(3): 413-432 (2016)

– The ‘Attribution Problem’ and the Social Construction of ‘Violence’: Taking Cyber Deterrence Literature a Step Forward. International Studies Perspectives 17(3): 322-342 (2016).

– The Limits of Securitization Theory: Observational Criticism and the Curious Absence of Israel. International Studies Review 16(3): 390-410 (2014).

– Pacifization: Toward a Theory of the Social Construction of Peace. International Studies Review 15(2): 204-228 (2013).

– Me and the Other in IR: An Alternative Pluralist International Relations 101. International Studies Perspectives 14(3): 235–254 (2013).

– Ontological Dissonance, Clashing Identities, and Israel’s Unilateral Steps towards the Palestinians. Review of International Studies 38(4): 809-833 (2012).

– The Emerging Fourth Wave of Deterrence Theory—Toward a New Research Agenda. International Studies Quarterly 54(3): 705-732 (2010).

– Constructivist Methods: A Plea and Manifest for Pluralism. Review of International Studies 35(1): 195-218 (2009).