Arab Christians: An Introduction - Professor Walid Phares

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Professor Walid Phares

Curriculum Vitae

Dr Walid Phares hold degrees in Law and Political Science from St Joseph University in Beirut, a masters in International Law from the University of Lyons (France), and a Ph.D. in International Relations and Strategic Studies from the University of Miami.

Dr Phares is currently a political science professor at Florida Atlantic University and a visiting scholar at Florida International University.

Dr. Phares authored eight books on the Middle East including: "The Christian People of Lebanon: Thirteen Centuries of Struggle," [1985]; "The Background of the Islamic Revolution of Iran," [Arabic, 1986]; and his most recent book "Lebanese Christian Nationalism: The Rise and fall of an Ethnic Resistance," [Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1995].

Dr. Phares has published more than 300 articles in English, French, and Arabic. He is frequently quoted and interviewed in the local and international press, and has a number of research published in the scholarly journals. He was the editor of Mashrek International monthly magazine dedicated to the Christian minorities in the Middle East (1982-1986), and the publisher of Mideast Newswire analytical newsletter (1993-1997).

Dr Walid Phares,
P.O.Box 331195,
Miami, Florida 33233
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