Biography of Patrick Clawson
Patrick Clawson is deputy director for research at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and a senior editor for the Middle East Quarterly. A widely published writer and media commentator, he has authored more than seventy articles about the Middle East and international economics as well as twelve books or studies on Iran.
Dr. Clawson appears frequently on television and radio, and has published op-ed articles in major newspapers including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. He has also testified before congressional committees more than twenty times and has served as an expert witness in more than a dozen federal cases. Prior to joining The Washington Institute, he was a senior research professor at the National Defense University's Institute for National Strategic Studies, a senior economist at the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, and a research scholar at the Foreign Policy Research Institute.
Dr. Clawson hold a Ph.D. in economics from the New School for Social Research, and a B.A. from Oberlin College.