Skip Navigation
Oklahoma State University
School of Global Studies and Partnerships

Educating a New Generation of Global Leaders

OSU SGSP Global Briefing Series to host renowned journalist Rami Khouri

Rami KhouriThe Oklahoma State University School of Global Studies and Partnerships, in collaboration with the School of Media & Strategic Communications, will host Rami Khouri as part of the OSU Global Briefing Series on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. in Room 108 Wes Watkins Center.

Khouri is a world-renowned journalist and wrote for many years for leading international publications, including the Financial Times, the Boston Globe, and the Washington Post from Amman, Jordan.  He was the founding​ director of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs ​(IFI) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) in 2006-14; he is now a senior public policy fellow at IFI, and a visiting adjunct professor of journalism and journalist-in-residence at AUB, where he teaches and heads a research project to analyze the private papers of the late award-winning American journalist Anthony Shadid. Khouri’s journalistic work includes writing books and an internationally syndicated column​ for Agence Global​.


Khouri’s talk is titled Arabs, Iranians, Turks, Israelis, and Americans: Clarifying Major Drivers Behind the Worsening Turbulence in the Mideast.

The School of Global Studies and Partnerships Global Briefing Series began after Sept. 11, 2001, to educate and inform the public about developing events, both in the United States and abroad. Visiting scholars, experts and world leaders deliver briefings to provide a global perspective on current events.

For more information, contact Sarah Bildstein at (405) 744-6179 or

Khouri Flier