Abdul-Wahab Kayyali

Abdul-Wahab Kayyali

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Major — Comparative Politics

Minor — International Relations

Abdul-Wahab is a PhD candidate with research interests in comparative politics of the Arab World, specifically political party development in Arab monarchies. He has written for a number of Arab and international media outlets, including The Financial Times, The National, and Fortune Arabia. Abdul-Wahab is also a semi-professional oud player, and founding member of Juthoor ensemble in Jordan.

Current Research

Arab World, Political Parties, Political Organization


  • BA, Tufts University (2004)
  • MA, University of Chicago (2009)