Dr Chengzhang Bao

Dr Chengzhang Bao

Academic Visitor
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Dr. Chengzhang Bao is currently an Academic Visitor at the Middle East Center of St Antony’s College, University of Oxford. He is Associate Professor of International Relations and Assistant Director of the Middle East Studies Institute (MESI), Shanghai International Studies University (SISU). He holds a Ph.D. in Arabic Literature from SISU. He is the Head of West Asian Arab Countries Program and serves as an adjunct research fellow of the Center for Middle East Military and Security at MESI. He has published a number of articles and book chapters on Islamist movements and global terrorism, with a focus on Salafist movements in the Middle East. His current research interests include youth and social movements in Middle Eastern countries.