Ahmed Ali

Ahmed Ali was an IRIS fellow from August 2015 until August, 2016. During his stay, Mr. Ali will produced reports analyzing the most notable events taking place in Iraq at the time. Prior to joining IRIS, Mr. Ali acted as the director of the Iraq Security and Humanitarian Monitor and... Read More

Geneive Abdo

Geneive Abdo, fellow at the Stimson Center's Middle East Program and non-resident fellow at the Brookings Institution joined IRIS in May 2015 for a short-term fellowship while she conducts research for her upcoming book with Oxford University Press on changes in sectarian attitudes since the Arab uprisings of 2011. She... Read More

Bilal Wahab

Dr. Bilal Wahab was a faculty fellow with IRIS for the 2012-2013 academic year. His areas of expertise include oil and energy policy, international relations, good governance, and democratization. Dr. Wahab joined AUIS in September 2012 as a Lecturer in the Social Sciences Department. He has a PhD in Public... Read More

Maria Fantappie

Maria Fantappie was a fellow with IRIS for the 2014-2015 academic year. Her areas of expertise include Iraq; the Evolution of the Kurdish issue in the Middle East; Sociology; Political sociology. Fantappie is the Iraq analyst at the International Crisis Group (ICG). At ICG, Fantappie led research in Baghdad and... Read More