Minds of the Movement

An ICNC blog on the people and power of civil resistance

Stephen Zunes

Dr. Stephen Zunes is a Professor of Politics and International Studies at the University of San Francisco, where he serves as coordinator of the program in Middle Eastern Studies. He serves as a senior policy analyst for Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies, an associate editor of Peace Review, a contributing editor of Tikkun, and served for seven years as the first chair of ICNC’s academic advisory committee. He is the author of hundreds of articles for scholarly and general readership on strategic nonviolent action, Middle Eastern and North African politics, U.S. foreign policy, international terrorism, nuclehttps://twitter.com/SZunesar nonproliferation, and human rights. He has authored, co-authored, and edited a number of books, including an ICNC Monograph (2017) entitled Civil Resistance Against Coups: A Comparative and Historical Perspective.