The Chairman’s Story

Watch as Dr. Dirk Vandewalle, Chair of ICWA’s Board of Trustees shares his experience as an ICWA Fellow in Libya from 1986 to 1989.

About the Author

Associate professor of government and adjunct associate professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. His research focuses on the economic and political development of oil economies in North Africa and the Middle East, and he is the author of several books on North Africa and Libya. He has lectured widely in academic and policy settings in the Middle East, Europe, and Asia, and was political advisor to the United Nations on Libya during the pre-assessment period in Summer 2011. He is currently Senior Advisor on Democratic Transitions for the Carter Center’s mission to Libya, and is currently Field Director of the Carter Center’s mission in Libya.