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Dr. Samer Abboud

Intersection between critical security studies and political economy, with an emphasis on Syria.

Samer Abboud is Associate Professor of Global Interdisciplinary Studies where he also serves as Director of the Center for Arab and Islamic Studies. Samer’s research is interested in the intersection between critical security studies and political economy, with an emphasis on Syria. He has written Rethinking Hizballah: Authority, Legitimacy, Violence (with Benjamin Muller), as well as two editions of a widely read book on the Syrian conflict entitled Syria (2015, 2018). He is currently completing a manuscript about conflict management entitled Managing Syria’s Conflict: Enmity and Punishment as Illiberal Statebuilding. Samer has published several book chapters and journal articles, including in Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, Citizenship Studies, and Peacebuilding. He currently serves as an editorial board member for the journal Security Dialogue. 

Dr. Samer Abboud
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