Wikistrat Expert Dr. Raymond Stock

Dr. Raymond Stock

Shillman/Ginsburg Writing Fellow, Middle East Forum

An expert on Middle Eastern political affairs and cultural affairs, Raymond Stock lived in Cairo for 20 years (1990-2010). A former Guggenheim Fellow, with a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (including ancient through modern studies) from the University of Pennsylvania, he has taught Arabic and Middle East Studies as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Drew University.

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Biography

An expert on Middle Eastern political affairs and cultural affairs, Raymond Stock lived in Cairo for 20 years (1990-2010). He has translated seven books by Egyptian Nobel laureate in literature Naguib Mahfouz, whose biography he is presently writing for Farrar, Straus & Giroux. He was denied re-entry and deported from Egypt by the Mubarak regime in December 2010 due to his Foreign Policy magazine article criticizing the bid by the explicitly anti-Semitic culture minister Farouk Hosni to head UNESCO.

A former Guggenheim Fellow, with a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (including ancient through modern studies) from the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Stock has taught Arabic and Middle East Studies as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Drew University. A frequent commentator in the media, his articles and translations of Arabic fiction have appeared in the Middle East Quarterly, Bookforum, The Financial Times, Fox News, Foreign Policy Research Institute E-Notes, Harper’s Magazine, International Herald Tribune, London Magazine, PJMedia and many other venues.

Wikistrat Analytic Community
Dr. Raymond Stock is a Senior Analyst in Wikistrat’s Analytic Community

Academic Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania
M.A. in Middle Eastern and North African Studies, University of Michigan
B.A. in Mass Media and Foreign Affairs, Grand Valley State University

Areas of Expertise:
Middle East
Arabic Literature
Egyptology

LinkedIn:
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/raymond-stock/11/ab1/322

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