Education and Career:
I come to Oxford from a four-year stint in the United States, where I held research fellowships at Georgetown and Harvard Universities. I have also taught at Qatar University and the Middlebury College Arabic Program in the US. I studied at the Universities of Manchester, Edinburgh, Durham and Damascus.
Modern developments in Islam; Islam and politics; Islamic religious leadership; sectarianism and religious conflict; Lebanon and the Middle East.
Long walks with the dog; kayaking; shisha; anything to do with Lebanon.