Disciplines: Political Science
Waterbury was a Professor of Politics and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University from 1978 to 1998 and President of the American University of Beirut from 1998 to 2008. He is currently a Global Professor at NYU Abu Dhabi. Waterbury has published extensively on the political economy of the Middle East and on the search for cooperative regimes in international river basins, especially the Nile. He also recently published a monograph on the political economy of climate change in the Arab world, for the UNDP and the Arab Human Development Report.