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Feisal Istrabadi

School of Global and International Studies IU Bloomington

Phone:
(812) 855-2724
Email:
fistraba@indiana.edu

Areas of Expertise

Constitutional democracy, Iraqi politics, processes of building legal and political institutions in countries in transition from dictatorship to democracy.

Expert Bio

Former Ambassador of Iraq Feisal Istrabadi focuses his research on the processes of building legal and political institutions in countries in transition from dictatorship to democracy. He brings a multidisciplinary approach to studying the emergence of constitutionalism in such societies, including questions of timing and legitimacy, issues of transitional justice, and the political and cultural factors which influence the process of democratization. Istrabadi lectures often at universities and think tanks on Iraq-related issues. He appears frequently in national and international media.

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