Shadi Hamid

Shadi Hamid

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 TimesThe Washington PostForeign AffairsForeign PolicyThe National Interest, and many other publications, and he has been a guest on several TV news programs.

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