Former Brookings Expert
H.A. Hellyer was a nonresident fellow in the Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World, part of the Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings. He also held simultaneous appointments as an associate fellow in the international security studies department at the Royal United Services Institute in London, and as a research associate at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. Hellyer was the senior practice consultant at Gallup and senior research fellow at the University of Warwick. As a nonpartisan specialist in issues tied to the Muslim world—West relations, Egyptian politics, Arab affairs, European security policies, and political theory—Hellyer has been consulted by different governmental and nongovernmental organizations in Europe, the United States, and the Arab world. He regularly contributes to media outlets such as CNN, BBC, Foreign Policy, Al Arabiya, The Guardian, The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The National.