Nathan Brown is a professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University. He is a distinguished Carnegie Scholar and author of six book on Arab politics.
Brown is an expert on Islamist movements, Palestinian politics, and Arab law and constitutionalism. His latest book is When Victory Is Not an Option: Islamist Movements in Arab Politics (2012; Cornell University Press). Brown has severed on advisory committees for Human Rights Watch and the committees drafting the Palestinian and Iraqi constitutions. He has also served as a consultant to the UNDP, USAID, and various non-governmental organizations. Brown holds a B.A. from the University of Chicago and a M.A. and Ph.D. from Princeton University.