Dr. Hussein A. Amery teaches at the Colorado School of Mines and has served as associate provost of the university as well as director of the Division of Liberal Arts and International Studies. His research is centered on water and food security in the Arab World and the Middle East.
He has co-edited a book on the hydropolitics along the Jordan River basin, and published numerous papers on themes such as the potential for water war, Islamic perspectives on the natural environment, water management in Lebanon, and on conflict resolution along the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. Currently, Amery is expanding his research into potential threats to the critical infrastructure in the Arab Gulf States. He has consulted on water and political geography issues for U.S. government agencies, Canada’s International Development and Research Center, and American engineering firms.
Amery’s most recent book is “Arab Water Security: Threats and Opportunities in the Gulf States,” published by Cambridge University Press.
Associate Professor of International Studies at the Colorado School of Mines
Areas of Expertise: Water and Food Security, Human and Environmental Security, Transboundary Water Conflicts; Identifying and Analyzing Threats to Critical Infrastructure in the Arab Gulf States and the Wider Middle East
Location: Golden, CO
Phone: (303) 273 3339
Heard on NPR Source of the Week: Dr. Amery Discusses The Relationship Between The Energy Industry and Water Security In Arab Gulf States
Added August 2015
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