Professor of Political Sociology at the American University in Cairo, and Chairman of the Board, Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
A longtime human rights activist, he is keenly interested in the democratization of the Arab world.
Stephanie Kaplan is a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and a Ph.D. candidate in political science at MIT. Her research focuses on Islamist extremism and U.S. counterterrorism policy. Kaplan's dissertation, "The Jihad Effect: How Wars Feed the Global Jihadist Movement," explores the impact of war on the jihadist terrorist threat from the Soviet-Afghan W...