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Present : Professor of Political Science at Kuwait University since 1987
Shafeeq N. Ghabra Visiting scholar at the Arab Center, Doha, Qatar, 2016-2017
Shafeeq N. Ghabra Visiting scholar at Qatar University Gulf studies program: 2017-2018
Shafeeq N. Ghabra Founding president of the American University of Kuwait 2003-2006
Shafeeq N. Ghabra Director of the Kuwait Information office in Washington DC - From 1998 to 2002
Shafeeq N. Ghabra Director of the Center of Strategic Studies at Kuwait University - (2002 - 2003)
Shafeeq N. Ghabra Regular columnist، Regular guest of international and Arab Media outlets since 1988- till now
Shafeeq N. Ghabra Person of the year( 2018) for a commitment to reform, and freedom, by the The Scientific Arab center for Research and the study of the Humanities in Rabat
Shafeeq N. Ghabra BA Georgetown 1975: MA Purdue University( WestLafayyate,1983) PhD University of Texas Austin 1987

Author of 8 books and scores of studies among his books

Shafeeq N. Ghabra
Palestinians in Kuwait: The family and the politics of Survival, Westview press, Boulder Colorado, 1987 Al-Thawrat al-ArabiyyahwaA'da'oha. (The arab revolutions and their enemies.). AlRayyes publishing. Lebanon: Beirut, November2018 AlnakbhawaNoshou' al Shatat al Filistini fi al Kuwait. (The Nakbah and the emergence of the Palestinian Diasporain Kuwait( Arabic) (Beirut and Doha: The Arab Center, November 2018 ) Kuwait and the dynamics of State and Society, Afaq Books - (Arabic, 2011) Hayat Ghayr Amina (Unsafe life: The Generation of dreams and disappointments( a personal memoir), Beirut,Saqi books, 2012
About Dr. Ghabra
Dr.Ghabra has participated in interviews and debates on American, European, Canadian, and Arab television and radio broadcast programs. Broadcasters include CNN, National Public Radio, Fox News, Hannity and Colmes, Bill Oraily, Rita Cosby, Charlie Rose, Today's show, wolf Blitzer's Sunday show, Frontline, Hardball, the BBC, BBC Doha Debate, the Voice of America, C-Span, Orbit TV, AlJazeera TV, AlArabiyyah TV, Al-Hurrah TV, Cnbc Arabic, Radio Monte Carlo, Abu Dhabi TV, Lebanon Broadcasting Corporation (LBC), and many other national, cable and satellite channels throughout the world.
Dr.Ghabra has lectured in many places across the world. These include the US Congress, Council on Foreign Relations, Foreign Policy Research Institute, Middle East Institute, Carnegie Middle East Center, American Enterprise Institute, the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco, The Washington Institute, The 92nd St. Y in New York City, World Affairs Councils of America (several tours), and various Rotary Clubs and other civic organizations, Harvard, Georgetown, UCLA and Princeton etc. He has given keynotes and spoke widely in Japan, Paris, UK and in the Arab world on reform change and the challenges facing the Arab world. He gave key note at Weatherhead Center for International Affairs' conference in France, and the Talburg foundation forum in Swden. He frequently speaks on Islam and the west, liberalism, the existing changes in the Arab world, the Arab Israeli conflict, Kuwait, Iraq, Gulf issues, and democratization, educational reform, leadership development, learning organizations, start up universities, and higher education.