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Joseph Sassoon

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    Term

    September 2, 2014 — June 19, 2015

    Professional affiliation

    Professor, Georgetown University

    Wilson Center Projects

    "Authoritarianism in the Arab Republics"

    Full Biography

    Joseph Sassoon teaches at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, part of the School for Foreign Service at Georgetown University. His expertise includes, history, politics and political economy of the Arab world. He has published three books, the last one won the British-Kuwait Prize for the best book on the Middle East in 2013, and was titled: Saddam Hussein's Ba`th Party: Inside an Authoritarian Regime, published by Cambridge University Press.

    Major Publications

    Economic Policy in Iraq 1932-1950

    The Iraqi Refugees: The New Crisis in the Arab World

    Saddam Hussein's Ba`th Party: Inside an Authoritarian Regime