Prof. Itamar Rabinovich is the president (in 2003) of Tel Aviv University, and was Israel's ambassador to the United States from 1993 to 1996.
Rabinovich is a Senior Research Fellow at TAU's Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, and incumbent of the Yona and Dina Ettinger Chair in Contemporary History of the Middle East. Rabinovich is also the Andrew White Professor at Large at Cornell University.
Rabinovich was Israel's Chief Negotiator with Syria under the late Yitzhak Rabin and Ambassador in Washington from 1993-96. He has also been Director of the Moshe Dayan Center, Dean of the Entin Faculty of Humanities, and TAU Rector.