Gregory Aftandilian

Gregory Aftandilian is an adjunct faculty member in the US Foreign Policy Program of the School of International Service. He is also a lecturer in the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University and is a Non-resident Fellow at Arab Center, Washington DC. He worked in the government for more than twenty years in such capacities as Middle East analyst for the Departments of Defense and State, foreign policy fellow for Senator Edward Kennedy, professional staff member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and foreign policy advisor to Congressman Chris Van Hollen. He also worked as a consultant for the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, a Senior Fellow for the Middle East at the Center for National Policy, and a consultant to the Middle East Center at University of Massachusetts-Lowell. In addition, he was an International Affairs Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York and a Research Fellow at the Belfer Center at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He is the author of several monographs and books on Middle East politics and US foreign policy as well as numerous articles for several journals.

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