#21 – June 18, 2013. The George Washington University’s Marc Lynch, director of the Project on Middle East Political Science, speaks with Mark Tessler, Samuel J. Eldersveld Collegiate Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan, specializing in comparative politics and Middle East Studies. He is the author of A History of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, which won national honors and was named a “Notable Book of 1994” by The New York Times, and was updated in 2009. Additionally, he authored Public Opinion in the Middle East: Survey Research and the Political Orientations of Ordinary Citizens (2011). Tessler also co-directs the Arab Barometer Survey project. Lynch and Tessler discuss survey research in the Middle East and North Africa and the Arab Barometer.