Profile picture of: Hussam Hussein



Amman, Jordan

Research Interests

Science diplomacy, water diplomacy, transboundary water governance, Middle East politics, management of natural resources.


Topics to speak on:

Water Diplomacy; Hydropolitics; Transboundary Water Governance; Critical Discourse Analysis


Dr. Hussam Hussein is an ISC Fellow and senior researcher in environmental politics based in Jordan and research associate in international relations at the University of Oxford, having previously been a Fulford Junior Research Fellow at Somerville College and Oxford Martin Fellow. His research focuses on the role of discourses in shaping water policies in the Middle East, transboundary water governance and critical hydropolitics, and issues related to the political economy of environmental governance.

He holds a PhD in international development from the University of East Anglia, studied Diplomacy and International Relations at the University of Trieste (Gorizia), Middle Eastern studies at SOAS – University of London, and European Interdisciplinary Studies at the College of Europe.