Nadim Shehadi

Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme


Nadim Shehadi is an associate fellow of Chatham House where he directs a programme on the regional dimension of the Palestinian refugee issue in the Middle East Peace Process. He is also director of the Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies at The Fletcher School at Tufts University, as well as a senior member of St Antony's College Oxford where he was director of the Centre for Lebanese Studies from 1986 to 2005. He is a member of the executive board of the Centro de Estudios de Oriente Medio of the Fundacion Promocion Social de la Cultura in Madrid. In 2010 he was a visiting fellow at the Aspen Institute in Washington DC and in the summer semester of 2012 he was a visiting scholar at Tufts University. He is also a consultant to several governments and international organizations. He trained as an economist with an interest in the history of economic thought. He has produced several publications and contributes regularly to media coverage of Middle Eastern affairs.

Past experience

2014-presentDirector, Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, The Fletcher School, Tufts University
1997-presentAssociate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House
1986-2005Director, Centre for Lebanese Studies, Oxford

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