The School of Arts & Sciences

Department of Social Sciences

Imad Salamey

Dr. Imad Salamey is associate professor of Political Science and International Affairs at the Lebanese American University (LAU).

Salamey is the book author of The Decline of Nation-States after the Arab Spring: the Rise of Communitocracy (Routledge, 2017) and editor of Post-Conflict Power-Sharing Agreements: Options for Syria (Palgrave, 2018). His research examines the root cause of rising ethnic and sectarian polarization, and corresponding proliferation of transnational extremism in the MENA countries. He is a senior policy and program evaluation consultant for various governments and international organizations on issues related to the Middle East’s sectarian relations, democratic transitions, Islamist movements, power sharing, and conflict resolution.


Selected Studies and Reports

Academic Degrees

PhD in Political Science, 2003, Wayne State University, USA.

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