Waleed Hazbun

Director, Center for Arab and Middle East Studies (CAMES)

Associate Professor of International Relations

Department of Political Studies and Public Administration (PSPA)

American University of Beirut (AUB)

Beirut, Lebanon

Email: wh20 @ aub (dot) edu (dot) lb

Twitter: @Waleed_Hazbun

Academia.edu: WaleedHazbun

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Selected publications:

  • “Assembling Security in a ‘Weak State:’ The Contentious Politics of Plural Governance in Lebanon since 2005,” Third World Quarterly, 2016.  abstract
  • “A History of Insecurity: From the Arab Uprisings to ISIS,” Middle East Policy, Vol. 22, No. 3 (Fall 2015): 55-65.  web
  • "The Jet Set Frontier in the Middle East: Hijackings, Petrodollars, and the Fragility of American Travel Networks before 9/11" a presentation at Center for Middle East Studies, UC Berkeley.  video  abstract
  • "The Geopolitics of Knowledge and the Challenge of Postcolonial Agency: International Relations, US Policy and the Arab World," in The Oxford Handbook of Postcolonial Studies, (Oxford,  2013). pdf
  • "From Lebanon, With Pessimism and Hope." at NYTimes.com (posted March 3, 2011)  link
  • "Modernity on the Beach: A Post-colonial View from Southern Shores," Tourist Studies Vol. 9, No. 3 (2009) pdf
  • Beaches, Ruins, Resorts: The Politics of Tourism in the Arab World (University of Minnesota Press, 2008) link