Dr. Khalil al-Anani is Associate Professor at Doha Institute for Graduate Studies in Qatar. He previously taught at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Georgetown University, George Washington University, and George Mason University. Professor al-Anani is a leading academic expert on Democratization and Elections, Islamist Politics, Middle Eastern Studies, Religion and Politics, and Social Movements. He has published several journal articles and books including the forthcoming Inside the Muslim Brotherhood: Religion, Identity, and Politics (Oxford University Press) and the co-editor of Elections and Democratization in the Middle East (Palgrave MacMillan, 2014). Professor al-Anani is a member in the editorial board of Sociology of Islam journal and served as a reviewer for several academic journals and institutions including The Middle East Journal, Democratization journal, Mediterranean Politics journal, Third World Quarterly journal, Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), and Fulbright Foundation.