Biography

Jeffrey G. Karam is a Research Fellow in the Belfer Center's International Security Program and a Visiting Assistant Professor of International Relations at Boston University. Karam holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Brandeis University, an M.A. in Political Science from the American University of Beirut, and a dual B.A. in International Affairs and Diplomacy from the Notre Dame University, Louaize. His research examines American national security and foreign policy in the Middle East and has been supported by organizations including the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Crown Center for Middle East Studies at Brandeis University, the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University, and the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut. He has conducted extensive archival research in the United States and the United Kingdom and fieldwork in Lebanon and Jordan. Karam is currently completing a book manuscript on the nexus between American intelligence and foreign policy in the Middle East. Recently, Karam's article "Missing Revolution: The American Intelligence Failure in Iraq, 1958" was published in Intelligence and National Security.

Last Updated: Jan 29, 2018, 4:57pm

Awards

Christopher Andrew-Michael Handel Prize for Best Article of 2017 in the journal Intelligence and National Security: "Missing Revolution: The American Intelligence Failure in Iraq, 1958."

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