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Shadi Hamid

Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Contributing Writer, The Atlantic; Co-Founder and Editor, Wisdom of Crowds

Shadi Hamid is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, where he is an expert in the Foreign Policy research program and the Center for Middle East Policy. He is also an assistant research professor of Islamic studies at Fuller Seminary. Hamid is a contributing writer at The Atlantic and co-founder and editor of Wisdom of Crowds, which includes a newsletter and podcast. The author of several books, including Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam Is Reshaping the World and Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East, his latest is The Problem of Democracy: America, the Middle East, and the Rise and Fall of an Idea. Hamid was named one of the world’s top 50 thinkers by Prospect magazine in 2019.

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