MENASP Network Database

Social Policy Database

Database of Middle East North Africa Social Policy Expertise

Prof. Ibrahim Aoudé

Education: BBA (University of Hawai‘i-Mānoa, 1974); MBA (California State University, Los Angeles, 1976); Ph. D.—Political Science (University of Hawai‘i-Mānoa, 1980) Research Interests: Middle East politics in a global context; Hawai‘iʻs political economy; Arab diasporas and transtiolism Jourls: Editor, Arab Studies Quarterly (2005-Present) Co-Editor, Intertiol Jourl of Contemporary Iraqi Studies (January 2011-June 2013) Co-Editor, Biography: Life in Occupied Palestine. Volume 37, Number 2, Spring 2014 (Special Project, July 2013-December 2014, with Cynthia Franklin and Morgan Cooper) Wrote articles about: the Egyptian uprising of 2011, the Egyptian political economy, Iraq after the 2003 US invasion, the Palestinian liberation struggle, oil and gas fields in the Mediterranean and Israel's machitions to covet Lebanese territory and parts of its Exclusive Economic Zone Research Interests: Conflict in West Asia and North Africa in a global context, the Palestinian liberation struggle, Lebanese politics, the centrality of West Asia (and North Africa) to global rivalry among the big powers

Doctorate, University of Hawai‘i
Current or most recent Employer


University of Hawai‘i
Time in Post - 29

Organisation Type: University

Regional Expertise

Disciplinary or professional background

Political science, Policy/political advocacy (including human rights), Other

Contact Info


Department of Ethnic Studies, University of Hawai‘i, Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96822
Current Areas of Policy Interest

Public Policy ( 29 years )

Conflict & Security ( 29 years )

Areas of Policy Interest over the last ten years

Areas of Policy Interest researched, programmes designed and/or delivered in the last ten years

Public Policy

Conflict & Security


Academic publications
Arab Studies Quarterly (41.1) Winter 2019

Academic conferences
World Congress for Middle East Studies (WOCMES) 2018, Seville, Spain


Talks to community groups (local and tiol)