Advisory Board

Ibrahim Fraihat

Is based at the Center for Conflict Studies at the Doha Institute

Larbi Sadiki

Is a Professor of the Arabic Democratic Transition at the Department of International Affairs, Qatar University.

Burhan Ghalioun

Director of the Centre d'Etudes sur l'Orient Contemporain (CEOC, “the Center for the Study of the Contemporary East”).

Thana Fouad Alabdallah

Is an Egyptian academic and researcher who completed her PhD at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science at Cairo University.

Gilbert Achcar

Lebanese writer and scholar, and Professor at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London.

kadhim Hashim Niama

Editor of the Journal of International Studies and Director of the Center for International Studies at Baghdad University.

Haider Ibrahim Ali

A Sudanese academic, holds a PhD in social science from the University of Frankfurt.

Sultan Barakat

The Director of Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies.

Shafeeq Ghabra

Is a Professor of Political Science at Kuwait University, where he was also the head of the Center for Strategic and Future Studies.

Tareq Y. Ismael

Tareq Ismael is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Calgary in Alberta.

Tarek Mitri

Director of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs and formerly the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General in Libya.

Abdullah Baabood

Director of the Gulf Studies Program at Qatar University's College of Arts and Sciences.

Ghanim Al-Najjar

Is a Professor of Political Science at Kuwait University who obtained his PhD at Exeter University in the United Kingdom.

Ghassan El Ezzi‬‬‬‬‬

Received his PhD in Political Science from Rennes University in France in 1988, and his professorship in 2002.

Kadhim Hashim Niama

Director of the Center for International Studies at Baghdad University.

Mohamed Youssef Olwan

Olwan is a Professor of Law at Petra University in Amman, Jordan, where he is also the Dean.

Mohammed Madani

Mohammed Madani is a Professor of Constitutional Law at the University Mohamed V-Rabat.

Mahmoud Muhareb

Associate Researcher at the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies.

Mustafa Hamarneh

A Jordanian researcher, Hamarneh was Director of the Center for Strategic Studies at the University of Georgetown.

Mustapha Kamel Al-Sayyid

The director of the Center for the Study of Developing Countries  at Cairo University.

Nizam Assaf

Nizam Assaf is a Jordanian specialist in political science and civil society and human rights Expert.