Karim Makdisi

Karim Makdisi is an Associate Professor of International Politics) and Director of the Program in Public Policy and International Affairs in the Department of Political Studies and Public Administration at the American University of Beirut (AUB). He also serves as the Faculty Research Director of the UN in the Arab World Program at AUB’s Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs. His latest publications include the edited volumes The Land of the Blue Helmets: United Nations in the Arab World (Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2016, with Vijay Prahad) and Interventions in Conflict: International Peacemaking in the Middle East (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, with R. Khouri and M. Waehlisch).