Department of Political Science
2115 G St. NW, Monroe Hall 440
Washington, DC 20052

Phone: (202) 994-6290
Fax: (202) 994-1974

Abdul-Wahab Kayyali

Abdul-Wahab Kayyali

Office Hours — by appointment

E-mail —

Major — Comparative Politics

Minor — International Relations

Current Research

Arab World, Political Parties, Political Organization


BA, Tufts University (2004)

MA, University of Chicago (2009)


Abdul-Wahab is a second year PhD student with research interests in comparative politics of the Arab World, specifically political party development in Arab monarchies. He has written for a number of Arab and international media outlets, including The Financial Times, The National, and Fortune Arabia. Abdul-Wahab is also a semi-professional oud player, and founding member of Juthoor ensemble in Jordan.