Mehran Kamrava

Title

Professor/Director of the Center for International & Regional Studies at SFS-Qatar
Government

Department

Qatar
General profile

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Phone

+974 44578268

Bio

Mehran Kamrava is Professor and Director of the Center for International and Regional Studies at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar. He is the author of a number of journal articles and books, including, most recently, The Impossibility of Palestine: History, Geography, and the Road Ahead (2016); Qatar: Small State, Big Politics (2015); The Modern Middle East: A Political History since the First World War, 3rd ed. (2013); and Iran’s Intellectual Revolution (2008). His edited books include Fragile Politics: Weak States in the Greater Middle East (2016); Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East (2015); The Political Economy of the Persian Gulf (2012); The Nuclear Question in the Middle East (2012); and The International Politics of the Persian Gulf (2011).

Education

  • PhD (1989) University of Cambridge, Social and Political Sciences
  • BA (1984) California State University Northridge, Political Science and History

Languages

  • Farsi (speak, read, write)