Robert Springborg

Robert Springborg is a Professor in the Department of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School. Previously he held the MBI Al Jaber Chair in Middle East Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, where he was also the Director of the London Middle East Institute. His publications include Mubarak's Egypt: Fragmentation of the Political Order (1989), Family Power and Politics in Egypt (1982), Legislative Politics in the Arab World (co-authored with Abdo I. Baaklini and Guilain P. Deoeux, 1999) and Globalisation and the Politics of Development in the Middle East (co-authored with Clement M. Henry, 2001).