Michael Herb is an associate professor of political science at Georgia State University. He is the author of All in the Family: Absolutism, Revolution, and Democracy in the Middle Eastern Monarchies. He will discuss his new release The Wages of Oil: Parliaments and Economic Development in Kuwait and the UAE.
Farah Al-Nakib, director of the Center for Gulf Studies and assistant professor of history at the American University of Kuwait, will offer comments.
*A light lunch will be provided*
*Limited copies of the book will be available for students*
Project on Middle East Political Science