Makram Rabah is a graduate of the American University with a BA (2003) and MA (2007) in History with a minor in Political Studies. Rabah also holds a Ph.D. in History from Georgetown University (2016) and has a law degree from the Lebanese University. He is a lecturer of History at the American University of Beirut and the Lebanese American University. Rabah’s research interests include the modern Middle East, the modern history of Lebanon, the Lebanese Civil War, and the role of memory in the reconciliation process. He is also the author of the groundbreaking book “A Campus at War: Student Politics at the American University of Beirut 1967-1975” (Nelson Publications, 2009). His most recent book “Conflict on Mount Lebanon: The Druze, the Maronites and Collective Memory” (Edinburgh University Press, 2020) covers collective identities and the Lebanese Civil War. Rabah is also a regular contributor to a number of regional and international publications on Middle Eastern political affairs.