Imad Salamey

Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

Dr. Imad Salamey is a senior Middle East policy advisor and associate professor of political science and international affairs at LAU. He serves as a monitoring and evaluation consultant for various international and regional organizations on issues related to development, humanitarian and political assistance.

Dr. Salamey is the author of The Decline of Nation-States after the Arab Spring: the Rise of Communitocracy (Routledge, 2017), The Government and Politics of Lebanon (Peter Lang, 2021), co-editor of Post-Conflict Power-Sharing Agreements: Options for Syria (Palgrave, 2018) and editor of The Communitarian Nation-State Paradox in Lebanon (Nova Science Publishers, 2021)

Research Interests

Dr. Salamey’s research examines Middle East and North African topics of political economy, communitarian politics, conflict resolution, power sharing and governance.

SDGs Research Mapping

Dr. Imad Salamey conducts research relevant to the following SDGs:

Selected Publications

Academic Degrees

  • PhD in Political Science, 2003, Wayne State University, USA.