Board of Editors

Editor — Jonathan Spyer

Jonathan Spyer is editor of the Middle East Quarterly, the Forum's flagship publication, and director of research at the Middle East Forum. A journalist, he co-founded the Middle East Center for Reporting and Analysis, reports for Janes Intelligence Review, writes a column for the Jerusalem Post, and is a contributor to the Wall Street Journal and The Australian. He frequently reports from Syria and Iraq. He has a B.A. from the London School of Economics, an M.A. from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, and a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics. He is the author of two books: The Transforming Fire: The Rise of the Israel-Islamist Conflict (2010) and Days of the Fall: A Reporter's Journey in the Syria and Iraq Wars (2017).

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Publisher — Daniel Pipes

Mr. Pipes is director of the Middle East Forum and a columnist at the New York Post and The Jerusalem Post. A former official in the departments of State and Defense, he has taught at the University of Chicago, Harvard University, and the U.S. Naval War College. The author of fourteen books, his most recent book is Miniatures: Views of Islamic and Middle Eastern Politics (Transaction Publishers, 2004). He is a frequent analyst on television and radio.

Senior Editor — Michael Rubin

Michael Rubin served as editor of the Middle East Quarterly from 2004-2009. He is a resident scholar of the American Enterprise Institute, where he researches domestic politics in Iran, Iraq, and Turkey, Kurdish society, and Arab democracy. He is also a Senior Lecturer at the Naval Postgraduate School. He formerly served as a political adviser to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq. Mr. Rubin earned his undergraduate and doctoral degrees from Yale University. He has been a visiting lecturer at Hebrew University (Jerusalem), Universities of Sulaymani, Salahuddin, and Duhok (Iraqi Kurdistan), and Yale University.

Managing Editor — Judy Goodrobb

Ms. Goodrobb previously worked as an editor and public relations professional at Drexel University and Norwich University. She has been a writing instructor at Johnson State College of Vermont and the Community College of Philadelphia and is currently a writing tutor at Pennsylvania State University, Brandywine. She holds a master's degree in writing from Vermont College of Norwich University. Contact: MEQ@meforum.org.

Board of Editors

Ali Alfoneh
Arab Gulf States Institute

Patrick Clawson
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

David Cook
Rice University

Martin Kramer
Tel Aviv University

Timur Kuran
Duke University

Habib C. Malik
Foundation for Human and Humanitarian Rights in Lebanon

Michael Mandelbaum
Johns Hopkins University, SAIS

James Phillips
The Heritage Foundation

Dennis Ross
Washington, D.C.

James R. Russell
Harvard University

Franck Salameh
Boston College

Philip Carl Salzman
McGill University

Saliba Sarsar
Monmouth University

Robert B. Satloff
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Jonathan Schanzer
Foundation for Defense of Democracies

Kemal Silay
Indiana University

Lee Smith
Washington, D.C

Kenneth W. Stein
Emory University