Director of Gulf Studies Center, Qatar University,
Mahjoob Zweiri is the Director of the Gulf Studies Centre at Qatar University and a Professor of Contemporary Politics of the Middle East. Before joining Qatar University in 2010, Dr Zweiri was a Senior Researcher in Middle East Politics with the Centre for Strategic Studies at the University of Jordan. He was also a Visiting Professor at the School of Government & International Affairs at Durham University. From March 2003-December 2006, he worked as a Research Fellow and then Director of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the Institute for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at Durham University. Dr Zweiri has more than 60 publications relating to Iran and contemporary Middle East politics.