Peter Gubser

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Peter Gubser

"Since 1977, Dr. Peter Gubser has been president of ANERA, in which he has directed long-term development projects in the West Bank, Gaza, Lebanon, and Jordan, as well as coordinating initiatives within national and international NGO's.

"Prior to joining ANERA, Dr. Gubser was Assistant Representative and Social Science Project Specialist with the Ford Foundation in Beirut, Lebanon and in Amman, Jordan. He has also worked as Associate Research Scientist with the American Institute for Research in Washington, DC between 1972-1974, as well as Research Fellow at the Department of government of the University of Manchester, England between 1970-1972. While in the field he undertook a fifteen-month project in Zahlah, Lebanon and a twelve-month project in al-Karak, Jordan.

"Dr. Gubser received his Ph.D. in Political Science from St. Anthony's College at Oxford University in 1970, as well as attaining an M.A. in Middle Easten Studies from the American University of Beirut in 1966. In addition, he has a B.A. in Political Science from Yale University.

"As well as serving as the president of ANERA, Dr. Gubser is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University in the School of Foreign Service. He has published extensively on issues related to Jordan and economic development in the Middle East. Outside of this capacity he is a member of several professional and academic associations and sits on the board of the Global Development Forum, the National Council on US-Arab Relations, and Interaction, among others. He also speaks fluent English, French, and Arabic.

"As an expert in the field he is frequently invited to speak at lectures, and members of the media often seek his opinions and analysis. He is a prime candidate to explore he work of ANERA and of events and long-term development trends in the region. His knowledge and resource make him an excellent resource for journalists and scholars alike.“ [1]

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  1. Directors, Palestinian American Research Center, accessed February 5, 2009.
  2. Who We Are, Partners for Peace, accessed July 19, 2007.

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