Palestinian academic and Professor of Politics at the Kuwait University

He has a doctorate in political science from the University of Texas. He previously served as the director of the Center for Strategic and Future Studies at Kuwait University and the founding president of the American University of Kuwait. He is also the founder of Jusoor Arabiya which focuses on youth leadership programs and strategic planning. He has lectured at dozens of international universities and research centres, and received the highest award in Kuwait for research in humanities and social.