Mohammad-Mahmoud  Ould Mohamedou Author of Evaluating Organization Development
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Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou

Professor
The Graduate Institute, Geneva

Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou is Professor of International History at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, and also teaches at the Doctoral School at Sciences Po Paris. Previously, he was the Associate Director of the Programme on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research at Harvard University and Deputy-Director and Academic Dean of the Geneva Centre for Security Policy.

Biography

Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou is Deputy Director and Academic Dean of the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, Adjunct Professor at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva and Lecturer at Sciences Po Paris. Previously, Professor Mohamedou was Associate Director of the Harvard University Programme on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research. He is the author of Iraq and the Second Gulf War (2002), Contre-Croisade – Le 11 Septembre et le Retournement du Monde (2004), Understanding Al Qaeda – Changing War and Global Politics (2011), and co-editor of Democratisation in the 21st Century (2016). He has also contributed chapters to An International History of Terrorism (2012), La Guerre au Mali (2013), The Role of the Arab-Islamic World in the Rise of the West (2013), and Minding the Gap – African Conflict Management in a Time of Change (2016). In 2013-2015, he was a Commissioner in the Kofi Annan-appointed West Africa Commission on Drugs. His research focuses on political violence and transnational terrorism, the transformation of warfare, transitions to democracy, and contemporary Middle Eastern and North African sociopolitical developments and conflicts.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    International History, Political Science, Middle East and North Africa, Political Violence, Terrorism, Security Studies

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Books

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 Featured Title - Democratisation in the 21st Century - Ould Mohamedou - 1st Edition book cover

Videos

Understanding Al Qaeda

Published: Sep 10, 2016

Discussion on Al Qaeda

The Middle East from Violence to Security

Published: Apr 28, 2016

Discussion on the external dimensions of conflict in the Middle East and North Africa.

What is the Islamic State?

Published: Jan 18, 2016

Presentation of the Islamic State's history and strategy.

The Syrian Crisis

Published: Mar 15, 2016

Five years into the multifaceted Syrian crisis.