William Mark Habeeb is Adjunct Professor of Global Politics and Security at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, and President of Habeeb Associates, LLC, a consulting firm that provides analysis and advice on the U.S. foreign policy process, the bilateral and multilateral aid industry and international trade policy. Since 2015 he also has served as US Editor of the London-based Arab Weekly.He is the author of several books –most recent, Middle East in Turmoil: Conflict, Revolution and Change (2013) –and numerous articles. He also authored a multi-volume social studies reference series on nations of the world targeted for middle grade and high school students.Earlier in his career, Mark was foreign policy assistant to former Senator Gary Hart; director of research at a Washington think tank; consultant to the United Nations; and vice president of several Washington-based consulting firms. Mark was born and raised in Alabama, the son of a Lebanese immigrant and the grandson of a Cuban immigrant. He is a Fellow of the Middle East Studies Association, a member of the Board of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, and a member of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues and the Authors Guild. He serves on the Steering Committee of the Arlington County Democratic Committee. Mark received his BA from Georgetown University and his MA and PhD from Johns Hopkins University. He also studied at the University of Sussex and the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis. Mark and his wife, Wendy Mills, have lived in Arlington for over 25 years; their son, Noah, was educated in Arlington Public Schools and is a graduate of Tufts University.