DR. LIOR LEHRS is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations and the Harry S. Truman Research Institute at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. From September 2016 to September 2018, he was an Israel Institute Postdoctoral Fellow at the Taub Center for Israel Studies at New York University. Dr. Lehrs authored his doctoral dissertation, “Private Peace Entrepreneurs in Conflict Resolution Processes,” at HU’s Department of International Relations. His research topics include the theory and history of conflict resolution, negotiation, mediation, and unofficial diplomacy, with focused study on Israel-Palestine, Northern Ireland, the Cold War, and the Balkans. He is a Fellow at Mitvim—The Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies, and previously served as a researcher at the Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research where he focused on the topic of Jerusalem within Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations, the neighborhoods in East Jerusalem, and conflicts around holy sites.