Steven Wright
Department of International Affairs and Graduate Faculty in the Gulf Studies Program, College of Arts and Sciences

Dr Steven Wright
Associate Professor
Associate Dean

Tel: (+974) 4403-6520
Fax:(+974) 4403-4501
swright@qu.edu.qa

      Scholarship and Publications

 Books (Peer Reviewed Only)
 
1)      United States and Persian Gulf Security, Ithaca Press, Reading. (July 2007)
 
2)      Ehteshami, A and Wright S., (Eds.) Reform in the Middle East Oil Monarchies, Ithaca Press, Reading, (October 2007)
 
 
Short Monographs (Peer Reviewed Only)
 
1)      Fixing the Kingdom: Political Evolution and Socio-Economic Challenges in Bahrain. Vol. 3 (Georgetown University, SFSQ: CIRS Occasional Paper Series, 2008)
 
2)      Generational Change and Elite Driven Reform in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Vol. 81 (Durham, UK: Durham Middle East Papers, 2006)
 
 
Journal Articles and Research Book Chapters (Peer Reviewed Only)
 
1)“Foreign Policies with International Reach: The Case of Qatar” in Held, David and Ulrichsen, Kristian (Eds.) The Transformation of the Gulf: Politics, Economics and the Global Order. (London: Routledge 2011)
2)“Foreign Policy in the GCC States” in Kamrava, M. The International Politics of the Persian Gulf (Syracuse N.Y.: Syracuse University Press: 2011)
 
3)      Wright, S. and Baskan, B., “Seeds of Change: Comparing State-Religion Relations in Qatar and Saudi Arabia” Arab Studies Quarterly, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2011.
 
4)      “Qatar’s Foreign Policy: Geopolitics and Strategic Pillars”in Czulda, R. and Gorak-Sosnows, K (Eds.) "Panstwo Katar: Gospodarka - Polityka - Kultura" (Ibidem Publishing House: Lodz, Poland 2009)
 
5)      “US Foreign Policy and the Changed Definition of Gulf Security” in Ehteshami, A and Wright S., Reform in the Middle East Oil Monarchies, Ithaca Press, Reading. (October 2007)
 
6)      Ehteshami, A and Wright S., “Political Change in the Gulf Arab Monarchies: From Liberalization to Enfranchisement” International Affairs, Vol. 83, No. 5, 2007.
 
 
Textbook Chapters (Peer Reviewed Only)
 
1)      “Qatar” in Davidson, Christopher M. Power and Politics in the Persian Gulf Monarchies. (London: C. Hurst & Co. 2011)
 
Encyclopedia Articles (Peer Reviewed Only)
 
1)      “Oil Embargo” in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008)
 
2)“Prisons and Punishment: The Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia” in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008)
 
Funding
 
Funding Agency
Research Project Title
Role
Year
Amount
Qatar Foundation
Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF)
The Gulf Gas Crunch and Qatar: Meeting Regional Needs versus Feeding Global Markets
(NPRP4-100-5-010)
Lead-PI
2011
US$105,660.00
Qatar University
Small Research Grant
An Examination of Qatar’s Political Economy and Foreign Relations
(CAS08047)
Lead-PI
2008
QR93,000