About the Author
Professor in Urban Studies and Planning at the American University of Beirut
“Lebanon, Looking Forward”- Author of “Urban Development”- Initiating Reform
Co-founder of the Beirut Urban Lab at the American University of Beirut. Director of the Social Justice and the City research program based at the Issam Fares Institute of Public Policy at AUB. Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Studies at Harvard University during the 2014/15 academic year and in Summer 2017. Author of over 50 scholarly articles, book sections, and reports in Arabic, French, and English revolving around urban history and historiography, social and spatial justice, informality and the law, land, housing, property, and space, as well as planning practice, theory, and pedagogy.