Avi Spiegel, PhD

Avi Spiegel
Phone: (619) 260-2907
Fax: (619) 260-6840
Office: Kroc Inst for Peace & Justice 273

Associate Professor, Political Science and International Relations

Avi Spiegel specializes in Middle Eastern and North African politics. He is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations at the University of San Diego, and a Fellow at the Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the University of Texas at Austin. He earned a doctorate from Oxford University, a master’s degree from Harvard University, and a law degree from NYU. He has been a Fellow at the Brookings Institution, the Ali Pachachi Scholar of the Modern Middle East at Oxford, a Frederick Sheldon Fellow at Harvard, and a Fulbright Scholar and Peace Corps Volunteer in Morocco. He contributes regularly to Foreign Policy and Huffington Post and has also appeared, on television, as a Middle East Analyst for Al Jazeera English. His first book, forthcoming from Princeton University Press, uncovers the rivalries that are redefining the next generation of political Islam. More information is available at www.avispiegel.com

Areas of Expertise

Middle East and North Africa