INSTRUCTOR BIO

Instructor
Walid Phares

About the Instructor

  • Walid Phares, PhD, an expert on geopolitics, served as President Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy advisor during the 2016 campaign and was senior National Security advisor to Presidential candidate Mitt Romney in 2011-2012. He is the Co-Secretary General of the Transatlantic Parliamentary Group, a transatlantic caucus of members from the U.S. Congress and European Parliament, and advises lawmakers and leaders from the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. He regularly appears on Fox News as the network's National Security and Foreign Policy analyst since 2007. He previously served as an MSNBC Terrorism analyst from 2003-2006 and frequently appears in international media for interviews in English, Arabic, and French. Phares taught at Florida International University in Miami from 1991-1993 and was a professor at the Department of Political Sciences at Florida Atlantic University from 1993-2004. He taught at National Defense University from 2006-2012, then at BAU University in Washington, DC from 2013-2016, serving as Provost and then Vice President from 2015-2017. In 1994, he founded the Florida Society for Middle East Studies and has served as an advisor to human rights NGOs since 1992. He is the author of fourteen books, and will be publishing his next book in 2020.


Program(s) presented by Walid Phares during current session(s).

TypeNumberInstructorCourse TitleAdd to Cart
One-Time FPL12092 Walid Phares The World in 2020: Geopolitical Threats and Hopes
Monday, December 9: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm