Farid Mirbagheri University of Nicosia and University of Indianapolis
Farid Mirbagheri completed his secondary and tertiary education in the UK. He graduated in International Relations from Keele University, England, where he also earned his Ph.D in the same field. He currently holds the Dialogue Chair in Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Nicosia. Editor of the Cyprus Review, an internationally refereed journal by the University of Nicosia and the University of Indianapolis for seven years, he now serves on its advisory board. He is also an associate editor of Global Dialogue. He has written Cyprus and International Peacemaking (UK: Hurst & Co and USA: Routledge, 1998). His other publications Historical Dictionary of Cyprus (Scarecrow Press) and War & Peace in Islam (Palgrave) is due out in 2009 and 2010 respectively.