Prof. Yaakov Roi
1973 Ph.D. International Relations, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Dissertation: "Soviet-Israeli Relations, 1947-1954"
1964 M.A. Jewish History (with distinction), The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Thesis: "The Attitude of the Yishuv to the Arabs, 1880-1914"
1954 B.A. History, Cambridge University
2003 - Professor Emeritus
2001- 02 Director, Cummings Center, Tel Aviv University
1998-2004 Zvi and Sara Berger Chair of Russian Jewish History
1995-96 Visiting fellow, St. Antony's College, Oxford University
1990-2003 Full Professor, Russian History, Tel Aviv University
1989-90 Visiting Professor, Georgetown University
1987-88 President, Israeli Association for Slavic and East European Studies 1986-87 Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies, The Hebrew University
1983 Fellow, Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, D.C.
1982-90 Associate Professor, Russian History, Tel Aviv University
1977-82 Director, Russian and East European Research Center, Tel Aviv University
1974-82 Senior Lecturer, Russian History (tenured), Tel Aviv University
1972-74 Lecturer, Russian History, Tel Aviv University
1971-72 Instructor, School of History, Tel Aviv University
1970-71 Visiting Research Associate, Shiloah Center, Tel Aviv University
1966-70 The Shiloah Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, Tel Aviv University
1960-65 Research Worker, Weizmann Archives, Rehovot
HONOURS AND AWARDS
2002-04 Two-year research grant, Israel Academy of Sciences
1991-93 Three-year grant, Israel Academy of Sciences
1963 Chaim Arlosoroff Prize, Israel Foreign Ministry
BOOKS AND MONOGRAPHS
From Encroachment to Involvement. A Documentary Study of Soviet Policy in the Middle East, 1945-1973. Jerusalem/New York: Israel Universities Press/Halsted Press, 1974.
Soviet Decision Making in Practice: The USSR and Israel, 1947-1954. New Brunswick: Transaction Books, 1980.
The struggle for Soviet Jewish Emigration 1948-1967. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991.
Islam in the Soviet Union from World War II to Gorbachev. London/New York: Christopher Hurst/Columbia University Press, 2000.
Islam in the CIS: A Threat to Stability? London/Washington, Royal Institute of International Affairs/Brookings Institution, 2001.
The Limits to Power. Soviet Policy in the Middle East. London: Croom Helm, 1979.
The USSR and the Muslim World. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1984.
(with Avi Beker) Jewish Culture and Identity in the Soviet Union. New York: New York University Press, 1991.
Jews and Jewish Life in Russia and the Soviet Union. London: Frank Cass, 1995.
Muslim Eurasia: Conflicting Legacies. London: Frank Cass, 1995.
(with Noah Lewin-Epstein and Paul Ritterband) Russian Jews on Three Continents. Emigration and Resettlement. London: Frank Cass, 1997.
(with Yehoshua Freundlich and Dov Yaroshevski) Documents on Israel-Soviet Relations 1941-1953. London: Frank Cass, 2000.
(with Eliezer Ben-Rafael and Yosef Gorny), Contemporary Jewries: Convergence and Divergence. Leiden: Brill, 2003
Democracy and Pluralism in Muslim Eurasia. London: Frank Cass, 2004.
(with Zvi Gitelman) Revolution, Repression and Revival: The Soviet Jewish Experience. Seattle: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007.
(with Boris Morozov) The Soviet Union and the June 1967 Six Day War. Washington, D.C., and Stanford (CA): Woodrow Wilson Center and Stanford University, 2008.
The Jewish Movement in the Soviet Union. Washington, D.C. and Baltimore: Woodrow Wilson Center and Johns Hopkins University, 2012.