Dr. Michael Sharnoff is the Director of Regional Studies at the Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security, where he is an Associate Professor of Middle East Studies. He holds a PhD in Middle East Studies from King’s College, London, and his research interests include the Arab-Israeli conflict, Islamist movements and the contemporary Middle East.
Dr. Sharnoff has traveled extensively in the Middle East and has lived in three major world capitals. He has congressional experience on Capitol Hill; worked at influential policy centers in Washington; and publishes frequently on the Middle East. His articles have appeared in major publications including The Daily Beast, Huffington Post, Al Arabiya, Palestine-Israel Journal and Your Middle East.
Dr. Sharnoff is a senior analyst at Wikistrat, a geo-political risk consultancy firm, and his speaking engagements include appearances at the Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship Program and Wright Patterson Air Force Base. In fall 2012 he founded Sharnoff’s Global Views, a global op-ed forum featuring unique and original commentary straight from the people who live it. Sharnoff’s Global Views is an independent website and exists solely for its contributors and readers. Read more about Sharnoff’s Global Views mission statement here.
Follow Michael on Twitter at @MichaelSharnoff.