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

CV   Writing  Teaching


Selected publication:


"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). draft text pdf

"Itineraries of Peace through Tourism: Excavating Territorial Attachments across the Arab/Israeli Frontier," Peace & Change 37, 1 (January 2012): 3-36.


 "Lebanon: pivotal point for regional geopolitics?" posted at OpenDemocracy,  May 28, 2012  link


 "The Middle East through the lens of Critical Geopolitics: Globalization, Terrorism, and the Iraq War," in Is there a Middle East? (Stanford, 2011)  draft text in pdf


"Why I majored in Politics," an essay for Major Choices, Princeton University.  link


From Lebanon, With Pessimism and Hope at NYTimes.com (posted March 3, 2011)  link


"How widespread protests in Tunisia and Egypt could lead to a rapid transformation of geopolitics in the Middle East,” at University of Minnesota Press Blog (posted January 31, 2011)  link

"The Future of Dubai?" at University of Minnesota Press Blog (posted December 10, 2009)  link

Beaches, Ruins, Resorts: The Politics of Tourism in the Arab World (University of Minnesota Press, 2008) link


"War Stories: Letter From Lebanon,"  Baltimore Sun, February 18, 2007 pdf