Peter K. Bechtold
B.A. Portland State
M.A. Princeton University (Politics and Near East Studies)
Ph.D. Princeton University (Politics and Near East Studies)
1976-2006 Foreign Service Institute at the National Foreign Affairs Training Center
1975-76 Middle East Specialist, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
1968-75 University of Maryland, College Park (Government and Politics)
1967-68 University of Oregon (Political Science)
1971-72 Senior Fullbright-Hayes Research Professor (Egypt)
1973&75 Scholar - Diplomat Intern at U.S. Department of State
1976 Professorial Lecturer, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University
1978-79/87 Professorial Lecturer, Georgetown University
1983/86/87 Professorial Lecturer, George Washington University
Politics in the Sudan: Parliamentary and Military Rule in an Emerging African Nation
"More Turbulence in Sudan: A New Politics This Time?" Middle East Journal, Autumn 1990, p. 579-595.
"The Contemporary Sudan," American-Arab Affairs, Fall 1983.
"New Attempts at Arab Cooperation: The Federation of Arab Republics, 1971-?", Middle East Journal, Spring 1973.
"Military Politics in the Sudan: The First Five Years of Ja'far Numayri," Middle East Journal, Winter 1975, p. 16-32.
Plus numerous short articles and reviews -- Political Leaders in the Contemporary Middle East and North Africa (Greenwood 1990), The Middle East from the Iran-Contra Affair to the Intifada (Syracuse University Press, 1991), Africa Today, Middle East Journal, MESA Bulletin and two encyclopedias.
Other: Numerous journeys to the Middle East, including field research for over three years and professional visits to all 25 countries in the Near East, North Africa and Central Asia.