David Luchins, Ph.D.

Lander College for Women / The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School

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Areas of Expertise

Middle East, Arab world, U.S. and Israeli relations, U.S. politics, national, local and Israeli politics


David Luchins is a professor and chair of the Department of Political Science at the Lander College for Women - The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School, as well as the founding dean. Dr. Luchins has a Ph.D. from the CUNY Graduate Center. He is a frequent lecturer on political and geopolitical issues at college campuses, synagogues and youth groups throughout North America and abroad, and he has lectured for the State Department’s Distinguished Visitors Program. Dr. Luchins served for two decades on the staff of Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan of New York, ultimately as senior advisor, as well as on the presidential campaign staff of Senator Hubert Humphrey in 1972, and was the youngest national vice chair of Democrats for Nixon.

Recent Publications

Some Things Are More Important Than Party Loyalty - Newsweek

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