Charles Harb is Professor of Social and Political Psychology at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon.
His research on socio-political dynamics in the Arab region focuses on intergroup relations, perceptions, and the reduction of prejudice and political violence.
He has explored relations between Palestinian and Syrian refugees with host communities in Lebanon, investigated support for ISIS in North Lebanon, investigated predictors of collective action in Iraq, and assessed social cohesion across several governorates in Tunis.
Charles is currently working on big data analyses and machine learning algorithms exploring intergroup dynamics and violence in several Arab countries.
He has consulted on projects for the UNDP, ESCWA, UNHCR, UNESCO and other international agencies working on relief and development in the Arab region.