Adam Hanieh is a Professor and Joint Chair at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies (IAIS), University of Exeter and the Institute of International and Area Studies (IIAS) at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. Prior to joining the University of Exeter, he was a Professor in Development Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. His research focuses on global political economy, development in the Middle East, oil and capitalism. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP) and former co-chair of the Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies (SOAS). He is the author of several books on the Middle East, including Capitalism and Class in the Gulf Arab States (Palgrave-MacMillan 2011), Lineages of Revolt: Issues of Contemporary Capitalism in the Middle East (Haymarket Books 2013), and Transit States: Labour, Migration and Citizenship in the Gulf Arab States, co-edited with Abdulhadi Khalaf and Omar AlShehabi (Pluto Press, 2014). His most recent book, Money, Markets, and Monarchies: The Gulf Cooperation Council and the Political Economy of the Contemporary Middle East (Cambridge University Press, 2018), was awarded the 2019 British International Studies Association International Political Economy Group Book Prize.
Professor of Political Economy and Global Development
Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter