Amb. Zion Evrony, Ph.D.

Amb. Zion Evrony, Ph.D.

2017-2018 Visiting Professor

Background and Education:

Most recently serving as the Israeli Ambassador to the Holy See (2012-2016), Zion Evrony has held several distinguished diplomatic positions in Israel and abroad, including serving as Israel's ambassador to Ireland, as consul general in Houston, Texas, and as head of the Policy Planning Bureau of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Evrony frequently publishes and gives lectures on topics including the Middle East, Israel, the peace process, Jewish-Catholic dialogue, and Israel-Vatican relations. He holds a Ph.D. in international relations from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Publications include:

“What's Next for Jewish Catholic Ties” (The Times of Israel, 2015); "The Menorah and the Cross" (The Times of Israel, 2013); Human Rights in International Relations (Open University Press, 2011); “From Ireland to Israel” (The New York Times, 2010).

Israel Institute Awards: 
Visiting Faculty Programs
The Catholic University of America
Visiting Faculty Programs
The Catholic University of America