Mr. Mekelberg is the director of Webster's International Relations and Social Sciences program at Regent's College. He also is an associate fellow at the Middle East program at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House. Research interests include U.S. foreign policy, international relations and revolutions, international politics in the Middle East, and the Arab-Israeli peace processes. Mekelberg is a member of the London Committee of Human Rights Watch and a consultant for the simulation foundation Pax Ludens. He is also a regular contributor to the international media.