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Khaled Hroub is a professor of Middle Eastern Studies and Arab Media Studies at Northwestern University, Qatar, and a senior research fellow at the Centre of Islamic Studies of the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge. He is the author of several books on Middle East politics and media, culture and political Islam and writes weekly on current affairs for the Arab press.
His academic writings have been published in Middle East Journal,
Middle East International, Journal for Palestine Studies, ‘Shu’un
Arabyya’, Critique: Critical Middle Eastern Studies, Outre Terre and Internationale Politik
and he publishes a weekly article in Arab dailies in Jordan, Qatar,
Egypt, UAE, Oman, Palestine, Mauritania and the UK. He has also
published in the Beirut Daily Star, the International Herald Tribune, El Pais and La Razon.
He is a trustee of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction, and has authored two non-fiction works – Hamas: A Beginners Guide (2006) and Hamas: Political Thought and Practice, (2000).
He hosted Al-Jazeera TV’s weekly book review show 2000–2006, then the only show of its kind on Arab TV screens. He also worked for the International Institute of International Studies and for a Mauritanian-based NGO.