Senior Fellow, Project on US Relations with the Islamic World Project, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution
Shadi Hamid is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a contributing writer for The Atlantic. An expert on Islamist movements, he was research director at the Brookings Doha Center until January 2014. Hamid’s latest book is Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam is Reshaping the World. His previous book, Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East, was named a Foreign Affairs Best Book of 2014. His articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The National Interest, and many other publications, and he has been a guest on several TV news programs.