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Dr. Jeffrey G. Karam is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the International Security Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School. Dr. Karam also teaches courses on International Relations, Security Studies, and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa at the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University.

Fluent in Arabic and French, Dr. Karam has conducted extensive fieldwork and archival research throughout the Middle East. Dr. Karam has published articles, reviews, and analytical briefs on historical and contemporary developments in the Middle East. He is currently writing a book on American intelligence and foreign policy in the Middle East.

Dr. Karam holds a Ph.D. in Politics from Brandeis University, an M.A. in Political Studies from the American University of Beirut, and a dual B.A. in International Affairs and Diplomacy from Notre Dame University in Lebanon.