- Position :
- Department :
- International Affairs
- E-mail :
- Office hours :
- By appointment
- Nationality :
- Languages :
- English, French
- Education :
Ph.D. in International Relations – The Fletcher School, Tufts University (2013)
Master in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) – The Fletcher School, Tufts University (2007)
Master in Contemporary Middle Eastern History – Paris IV (La Sorbonne) (2005)
BA History and French – Bowdoin College (1998)
- Teaching :
Vesalius College: Present
- US Foreign Policy in the Middle East
- US Foreign Policy in the Middle East (2012-2013)
- New and Old Wars: The United States and Evolving International Security Environment (2013)
- Research area(s) :
- International Security
- US Foreign Policy
- Middle Eastern Politics
- Levantine History and Politics (Syria and Lebanon)
- European Security
- Armed Groups
- Selected Publications :
“Security Competition Rising: Renewed Militarization of the High North” (forthcoming) fall 2016
“Out with the Old, In with the…? U.S. Middle Eastern Policy and the Arab Spring” ed. Mannon-Nour Tannous, in Les Cahiers du CCMO, Editions du Cygne: Paris, Spring 2012.
“Power Outage: Syrian Armed Group Alliances in the Balance,” Policy Brief, Harvard University, April 2012.
“Principals and Agents: Syria and its Armed Group Allies,” The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, vol. 35:2 (Summer 2011)
“Tel père, tel fils, ou l'histoire d'une succession sur mesure : Bashar Asad et les nouveaux défis de l'Etat baathiste”, Annuaire français de relations internationales (AFRI), Volume X, 2009.
“The U.S. role in contemporary peace operations: a double-edged sword,” (with Ian Johnstone), International Peacekeeping, Vol. 15, February 2008.