Dr Lina Khatib is director of the SOAS Middle East Institute and MBI Al Jaber Chair in Middle East Studies as well as Professor of Practice at the Department of Politics and International Studies at SOAS University of London.
Prior to this, she served as director of the Middle East and North Africa programme at Chatham House and director of the Carnegie Middle East Center at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
She also co-founded and led the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law and was a senior associate at the Arab Reform Initiative.
She has published several books and is a frequent writer and commentator on current affairs in the Middle East.
|2016-23||Director, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House|
Senior Research Associate, Arab Reform Initiative
Director, Carnegie Middle East Center
Co-founder, Program on Arab Reform and Democracy, Stanford University
Senior Lecturer, Royal Holloway, University of London
|2008 - present||
Founding co-editor, Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication
|2007 - present||
Research Associate, SOAS, University of London