72074 Tübingen, Germany
Phone:+49 7071/ 29-7 83 72
Distinguished Visiting Professor
Ph.D., University of Chicago, Department of Political Science. Thesis title:"Successful Authoritarianism: The Social and Structural Origins of Populist Authoritarian Rule in Syria, 1946-1963"
M.A., University of Chicago, Department of Political Science
Vice president of Applied Research on Conflict, United States Institute of Peace, Washington, D.C.
Director of the Center for Democracy and Civil Society and Research Associate Professor, Georgetown University.
Director of the Program on Philanthropy and the Nonprofit Sector, Social Science Research Council, New York.
Visiting Professor, European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, Florence, Italy.
Associate Professor, Columbia University, Department of Political Science.
World Fund Senior Fellow, Yale University, Center for International and Area Studies.
Director of the Program on International Peace and Security and the Program on the Near and Middle East, Social Science Research Council, New York.
Editorial Assistant of Middle East Journal (1981-1984) and Director of Programs and Research (1983-1984), Middle East Institute, Washington, D.C.
Political and economic reform
Comparative Politics and Political Economy of the Middle East and North Africa (special focus on Syria)
International Relations and Regional Order of the MENA (Summer Term 2015)
International Relations and Regional Order of the Middle East (Summer Term 2014)
American Political Science Association (APSA)
Middle East Studies Association (MESA)
International Studies Association (ISA)
Association for Research on the Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Associations (ARNOVA)
International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR)