Curtis Ryan

Dr. Curtis R. Ryan joined the Department of Government in Justice Studies at Appalachian State University in 2002. He received his B.A. in History and Political Science from Drew University, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at a Chapel Hill. Professor Ryan served as a Fulbright Scholar (1992-93)

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El-Sayed Raafat

El-Sayed Raafat is an Egyptian physician specializing in clinical epidemiology, consultant doctor in pediatrics, member of the executive board of the World Islamic Health Union (WIHU), and expert in medical relief work.

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Tomer Fadlon

Dr. Tomer Fadlon is a Research Fellow at INSS. His PhD thesis, titled “Bombing Civilians in Symmetric Wars,” was written under the supervision of Prof. Azar Gat and focused on the decision-making process that ultimately leads to the bombing of civilians. He also teaches several courses in the department at TAU, including “The Politics and

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Muhamed Almaliky

Dr. Muhamed Almaliky, research fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs (WCFIA) at Harvard University in Cambridge, USA His research focus is post war democratization in Iraq. He also tracks and analyses social and political developments in the Middles East and the Muslim world. He holds Masters in public policy (MPA) and Masters in

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Ali Mokdad

Ali Mokdad, PhD, is Director of Middle Eastern Initiatives and Professor of Global Health at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington. In this role, he is building IHME’s presence in the Middle East through new research projects, dissemination and uptake of IHME’s methods and results, and consultation with

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John Mukum Mbaku

Prior to coming to Weber State University, Dr. Mbaku was a tenured professor at Kennesaw State University, where he taught from 1985 to 1991. At Weber State University, Dr. Mbaku was awarded the John S. Hinckley faculty award for excellence in exemplary teaching, outstanding scholarship, and extraordinary service. He has also held the Willard L.

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Nima Khorrami

Nima Khorrami is a Research Associate at The Arctic Institute. His areas of research and expertise revolve around soft power, maritime, and geopolitical issues in the Persian Gulf, Horn of Africa and the Arctic. Nima has written extensively on the Persian Gulf and geopolitics in the region for the Guardian, Al Jazeera, and Carnegie Endowment for International Peace among...

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