Professor Yossi Mekelberg

Senior Consulting Research Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme


Yossi Mekelberg is a professor of international relations and the faculty lead on outreach projects at Regent’s University, London.

He has been teaching at Regent’s University since 1996, and before that at King’s College, London. Yossi has been with the MENA Programme at Chatham House since 2002, first as an Associate Fellow and more recently as a Senior Consulting Research Fellow.

His fields of expertise include The Politics of the Middles East, Israeli Politics, the Middle East Peace Process, International Relations theory and US foreign policy towards the region.

For four years he wrote a weekly column for the Al-Arabiya network before moving to write twice a week for Arab News. He is also a member of the Human Rights Watch London Committee.

In addition Yossi is a regular contributor to international media on a variety of international affairs issues.

Past experience

2016 - present Head of International Relations, Social Sciences and Law Programme Regent’s University, London
2008 - 2016 Director, International Relations and Social Sciences, Regent’s University London
2013 - present Professor of International Relations, Regent’s University, London
1996 - 2013 Lecturer and Principal Lecturer in International Relations, Regent’s University, London
1994 - 1996 Visiting Lecturer, King’s College London

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