Dr. Mohammad Yaghi is a research fellow and programme manager at the Regional Gulf States Program of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS). Previously, he was an adjunct professor in the department of political studies at Queens University in Canada teaching comparative politics. Dr. Yaghi worked with several think tanks and international organizations including the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and the Global Integrity. His work at KAS combines the various internal and foreign relations issues of the GCC states. In particular, he focuses on the growing role of the GCC in MENA region, the sector of renewable energy, foreign aid and the GCC project of women empowerment.
Dr. Yaghi received his PhD in comparative politics from the University of Guelph (Canada) and he also studied courses at Delaware University (USA) during his Masters. He is the author of several book chapters and journal articles. His latest article “Frame Resonance, Tactical Innovation, and Poor People in the Tunisian Uprising” appeared in Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change.