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educator , Political scientist

Paul Salem, American political scientist, educator. Fellow Ford Foundation, 1994-1995; recipient National Essay Contest winner NAAA, 1987. President, co-founder Lebanese Association for Democratic Elections, Beirut, since 1996; co-founder Lebanese Conflict Resolution Network.

Background

Salem, Paul was born on December 3, 1960 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Arrived in Lebanon. Son of Elie Salem and Phyllis Sell.

Education

Bachelor in Philosophy, Harvard University, 1983. Master of Arts in Political Science, Harvard University, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science, Harvard University, 1987.

Career

Assistant professor American University Beirut, Lebanon, 1987-1995, associate professor, since 1995. Director Lebanese Center Policy Studies, Beirut, since 1989. Consultant Ministry Administrative Reform, Beirut, since 1996, Ministry of Local Government, since 1997, United States Agency for International Development/CHEMONICS, Washington, 1993.

Membership

President, co-founder Lebanese Association for Democratic Elections, Beirut, since 1996. Co-founder Lebanese Conflict Resolution Network.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Composing and singing music, skiing, tennis, windsurfing, squash.

Connections

father:
Elie Salem

mother:
Phyllis Sell