Last updated on: 4/9/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Walid Phares, PhD, JD Biography

Title:
Professor of Middle East Studies
Position:
None Found to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Apr. 8, 2008

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Senior Fellow and the director for Future Terrorism Project at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies in Washington, 2001-2007
  • Visiting Fellow with the European Foundation for Democracies in Brussels, 2006-2007
  • Professor of Middle East Studies, Ethnic and Religious Conflict at the Department of Political Science at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), 1993-2006
  • Serves as an academic advisor to several Western-based Human Rights and minority groups within the Muslim world
  • Terrorism analyst and Mideast expert with MSNBC-CNBC-NBC and appears on Fox News, CNN, BBC, al Hurra, al Jazeera and other networks around the world
  • Published several books and articles including in the Middle East Quarterly, Global Affairs, Journal of Middle East and South Asian Studies, Journal of International Security Affairs, Journal of Intelligence and Counter Intelligence, Homeland Security Today, and other specialized journals
  • Relocated to the United States in 1990
  • Practiced as a Lawyer in Beirut, 1982-1987
  • Publisher of several weeklies and monthlies in Arabic, French and English, 1982-1987
Education:
  • PhD, International Relations and Strategic Studies, University of Miami
  • MA International Law, Universite de Lyons
  • JD, Lebanese University of Beirut
  • BA Political Science, Lebanese University of Beirut
Other:
  • None found