Fadi Dawood, Senior Research Fellow, NATO Association of Canada
Fadi is a Senior Research Fellow and Co-Editor in Chief, NATO Association of Canada and a Sessional Lecturer, Lakehead University Orillia Campus. A government relations, public affairs, and communications professional with an interest in Canada’s role in the Middle East. As an academic he specializes in Iraq and Syria. His doctoral dissertation at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, examines the political and social lives of Iraq’s Assyrian community during the period of the British mandate. He is also the co-editor of a book project that examines state-society relations in Iraq entitled “State-Society Relations in Iraq: Citizenship Under Occupation, Dictatorship and Democratization” published by I.B Tauris in the spring of 2017. He frequently comments in the media on issues related to the Middle East and the role of NATO in the region.