Dr. William B. Quandt

Dr. William B. Quandt 
Edward R. Stettinius Professor of Politics
University of Virginia
United states


Dr. William B. Quandt (elected in 1992) is the Edward R. Stettinius Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia. He was formerly a senior fellow with the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. He has his BA from Stanford University and received his PhD from M.I.T. He was a staff member of the National Security Council during the Nixon and Carter administrations. He served as President Carter's chief Middle East aide and was a member of the U.S. delegation to the 1978 Camp David summit. He is the author of several books on the Arab-­Israeli Conflict, Algeria, Palestine, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. His latest publication is titled Peace Process: American Diplomacy Toward the Arab­-Israeli Conflict Since 1967 (Brookings, 2005). He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Middle East Studies Association and serves on the board of the Foundation for Middle East Peace.