Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva

Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou

Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou is the deputy director and academic dean at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy and adjunct professor at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. He is also a lecturer at the doctoral school at Sciences Po Paris.

A native of Mauritania, Mohamedou was previously the associate director of the Harvard University Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research. He has also served as director of research of the International Council on Human Rights Policy and research associate at the Ralph Bunche Institute on the United Nations in New York.

Mohamedou's books include Democratisation in the 21st Century, Understanding Al Qaeda: Changing War and Global Politics, Contre-Croisade: Le 11 Septembre et le Retournement du Monde, and Iraq and the Second Gulf War: State-Building and Regime Security. He has contributed to The New York Times, the Financial Times, The Boston Globe, Le Monde, BBC World News, Al Jazeera, RT, ABC News, and many other media organizations.

Last Updated: August 8, 2017