Phebe Marr

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Phebe Marr (born September 21, 1931) is a prominent American historian of modern Iraq with the Middle East Institute.[1][2][3]

She has been research professor at the National Defense University and a retired professor of history at University of Tennessee and Stanislaus State University in California.[4]

Academic career[edit]

Marr received a Ph.D. in Middle Eastern history from Harvard University and a master's in Middle East studies from Radcliffe College.[4]

Professional career[edit]

Marr is currently on the board of directors at the Middle East Policy Council, a Washington, D.C.-based organization that seeks to educate American citizens and policy-makers about Middle East issues and Islam. She also serves on the board of directors of the Hollings Center for International Dialogue, an NGO that works to promote dialogue between the US and predominantly Muslim countries.[5]

Published works[edit]


  1. ^ "Phebe Marr". Retrieved August 11, 2017.
  2. ^ "Interview". Retrieved August 11, 2017.
  3. ^ "Iraq, not Balkans". Retrieved August 11, 2017.
  4. ^ a b U.S. Institute of Peace Archived 2008-08-13 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "Voices". September 29, 2014. Retrieved August 11, 2017.

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