Nikolas Kosmatopoulos is Assistant Professor of Politics and Anthropology and core faculty at the Graduate Program of Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut. Before joining AUB, he taught at Freie Universität Berlin, Columbia University, Sciences Po, Universität Zürich, Panteion University in Athens, and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. In 2014-15 he was Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology in the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. His research has been published in Peacebuilding, Social Anthropology / Anthropologie Sociale, International Journal of Middle East Studies, Public Culture, Third World Quarterly, Social Analysis, and Anthropology Today, among others.