The School of Arts & Sciences

Department of Social Sciences

Imad Salamey

Dr. Imad Salamey is a senior Middle East Policy advisor and associate professor of Political Science and International Affairs at the Lebanese American University. He is the President of Legal Action, a civil society organization comprised of human rights lawyers focused on identifying creative avenues for accessing justice to combat human rights violations.

Dr. 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 causes of rising ethnic and sectarian polarization and corresponding proliferation of transnational extremism in the MENA countries. Dr. Salamey serves as a monitoring and evaluation expert and policy advisor for various international and regional organizations on issues related to democracy, governance, security sector reforms, and conflict resolution.




Selected Projects and Evaluations

Academic Degrees

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

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