Experts available to comment on the Middle East

The following Boston University professors are available to offer commentary, analysis and insight on the continuing turmoil in the Middle East.

Faculty_Norton_ARAugustus Richard Norton, International relations professor; Middle East specialist and a member of the Baker-Hamilton Iraq Study Group; Author of “Hezbollah: A Short History”

Contact 617-353-7808,, Twitter: @arnorton



najam_adilAdil Najam, International relations professor; Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future;  Expert on Pakistan and Middle East politics

Contact 617-358-4002,, Twitter: @adilnajam



DunbarCharles Dunbar, International relations professor; Former U.S. ambassador to Yemen

Contact 617-353-5633,



Faculty_Kinzer_StephenStephen Kinzer, International relations professor; Former award winning New York Times foreign correspondent; Author of “Reset: Iran, Turkey and America’s Future”

Contact 617-358-6240,



WipplJoseph Wippl, International relations professor; a 30-year CIA veteran

Contact 617-353-8992,



zelnick_bobRobert Zelnick, Journalism professor; Former ABC News foreign correspondent; Regular contributor to PoliticoArena

Contact 617-353-5007,




el-baz1Farouk El-Baz, Research professor & Director of the Center for Remote Sensing; Expert in Middle East current events

Contact 617-353-9709,