Imad K. Harb

Imad Harb is the Director of Research and Analysis at Arab Center Washington DC. He is the Founder and Director of Quest for Middle East Analysis, a research and consulting firm. Previously he worked as Adjunct Professor of Middle East Studies at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University. Dr. Harb also served as Senior Analyst at the Abu Dhabi, UAE-based Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research and taught political science and international relations at the University of Utah and San Francisco State University. He also was Senior Program Officer at the United States Institute of Peace. Dr. Harb earned a PhD in Political Science from the University of Utah. His dissertation covered the disengagement of the Egyptian and Turkish militaries from politics and the transition to electoral democracy in Egypt and Turkey. He writes and publishes on civil-military relations and the Middle East and the Arabian Gulf; He is co-author, with John Bruni, of Domestic and Regional Challenges to US-Iran Relations (Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, 2015). He is editor with Zeina Azzam of Trump and the Arab World: A First Year Assessment (Arab Center Washington DC, 2017).


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