Anne Marie Baylouny
Department of National Security Affairs
Naval Postgraduate School
United States of America
Anne Marie Baylouny is associate professor of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School, specializing in Middle East politics, grassroots organizing, and Islam. Baylouny received her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley. Her book, Privatizing Welfare in the Middle East: Kin Mutual Aid Associations in Jordan and Lebanon (Indiana University Press, 2010), analyzes new civil society welfare institutions created from economic reform policies, which solidify new and old identities. She traveled and lived extensively in the Middle East, living in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan. Her recent work includes publications on militia governments in the Lebanese civil war, Hezbollah’s media messages, and authority in ungoverned spaces.
Comparative Politics of the Middle East, Social Mobilization and Conflict in the Middle East, Islam: History, Culture, Politics and Refugees & Diaspora.