Jonathan Franco

Jonathan Franco

PhD Student

Department of International History

Room No
SAR 2.05
Arabic, English, Hebrew
Key Expertise
United Nations, Arab-Israeli Conflict

About me

Jonathan Franco is a full-time PhD candidate in International History at the LSE. Jonathan holds a dual BA in Political Science and History of the Middle East, as well as an MA in Contemporary Middle East, from the Tel Aviv University. His PhD project explores the different peacekeeping strategies employed by the United Nations vis-à-vis the Arab-Israeli Conflict, as well as the outcomes that each selected strategy brought about. Jonathan’s work is supervised by Dr Kirsten E. Schulze, an expert on the Arab-Israeli Conflict.

Provisional thesis title

The Peacekeeping Role of the United Nations in the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Expertise Details

United Nations; Arab-Israeli Conflict; Peacekeeping


Jonathan Franco teaches the following courses at undergraduate level:

HY113 - From Empire to Independence: The Extra-European World in the Twentieth Century


Honours and awards

  • Awarded Summa Cum Laude for MA
  • Awarded Magna Cum Laude for BA