FORA.tv Speaker - Shadi Hamid

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Biography

Shadi Hamid is an Associate at The Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED), a newly-incorporated research and advocacy organization dedicated to examining how genuine democracies can develop in the Middle East and how the US can best support that process. He also serves on its Board of Directors. His articles have appeared, most recently, in the Carnegie Endowment’s Arab Reform Bulletin, The Christian Science Monitor, The Jerusalem Post, The Daily Star, The Jordan Times, and Insight Turkey. He has forthcoming book chapters on political reform and Islamists in Jordan in Democratization in the Middle East (Routledge) and From Islamic Theology to Muslim Politics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Dialogue (Cambridge Scholars Press). As a Fulbright Fellow in Amman, Jordan, Hamid conducted extensive research on the Muslim Brotherhood and its political arm, the Islamic Action Front. He was previously Legislative Fellow at the Office of Senator Dianne Feinstein, where he worked on foreign affairs. Hamid has also served as an advisor on Muslim outreach for the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the State Department.

1 Program

911 Plus 5: Youth and the Future

09.10.06 | 01:16:22 min | 1 comment