Miriam R. Lowi

Bio: 

Miriam R. Lowi is professor of comparative and Middle East politics at The College of New Jersey and an editor of Middle East Report.


Articles by this Author
The Lessons Algeria Can Teach Today's Middle East

As we witness today the escalating horrors across the Middle East—acute insecurity, combined with varying degrees of violence, death and destruction, from Libya and Egypt, to Syria, Iraq and now Yemen, we may want to recall the Algerian...

Notes on Low Oil Prices and Their Implications

After about three years of hovering around $110 per barrel, with highs of $125 and lows of $90, oil prices began a precipitous decline in the summer of 2014, reaching a low of $48 per barrel in mid-August 2015 before plummeting to just under $30...