Shibley Telhami

Shibley Telhami

Keynote Speaker: Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development, University of Maryland

Shibley Telhami Biography

Shibley Telhami is the Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland and non-resident senior fellow at the Saban Center at the Brookings Institution. Before coming to the University of Maryland, he taught at several universities, including Cornell, Ohio State, and the University of California at Berkeley, where he received his doctorate in political science.

Telhami has also been active in the foreign policy arena and has advised both Republican and Democratic administrations on the Middle East. He has served as Advisor to the US Mission to the UN (1990-91), advised the State Department 2009-11, and was part of the Iraq Study Group, among others. He has contributed to the Washington Post, New York Times, and the Los Angeles Times and regularly appears on national and international radio and television. He specializes is U.S. policy in the Middle East, including Gulf and Energy Security, Arab Public opinion, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict.

Telhami's newest books (both 2013) are The World Through Arab Eyes: Arab Public Opinion and the Reshaping of the Middle East (Single authored); and The Peace Puzzle: America's Quest for Arab Israeli Peace, 1989-2011 (co-authored). His best-selling book, The Stakes: America and the Middle East (Westview Press, 2003; updated version, 2004) was selected by Foreign Affairs as one of the top five books on the Middle East in 2003. His other publications include Power and Leadership in International Bargaining: The Path to the Camp David Accords, International Organizations and Ethnic Conflict, Identity and Foreign Policy in the Middle East, and A Decade of Reflections on Peace.

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Shibley Telhami is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Security & Defense, Policy and Innovation. The estimated speaking fee range to book Shibley Telhami for live events is $10,000 - $20,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Shibley Telhami generally travels from Maryland, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Vali Nasr, Robert Atkinson and William A. Galston. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Shibley Telhami for an upcoming event.

Shibley Telhami Speaking Topics

  • What happened to the Arab Spring? Understanding the tumult in the Middle East

    Extraordinary uprisings are sweeping the Arab world on a scale the region has never witnessed before. Why were analysts and governments surprised? What explains the timing and the scale of these revolts? Who is behind them and for what aims? How are they likely to unfold from country to country? What are the consequences for the United States? Middle East expert speaker Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor at the University of Maryland and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, has been conducting the annual Arab Public Opinion Survey for over a decade which has focused not only on Arab attitudes towards their governments and toward the United States, but also has been documenting the impact of the media on Arab public attitudes. He visited both Tunisia and Egypt immediately after the revolution and conducted several interviews with some of the young people that started it all. He offers his informed perspective.

  • The Great Arab Awakening: Why Now? What Tomorrow?

  • Power and Leadership in International Bargaining

  • The Stakes: America and the Middle East

How to book Shibley Telhami?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Shibley Telhami for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Shibley Telhami, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Shibley Telhami or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Shibley Telhami?

Booking fees for Shibley Telhami, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Shibley Telhami, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Shibley Telhami?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Shibley Telhami for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Shibley Telhami for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Shibley Telhami or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Shibley Telhami or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Shibley Telhami is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Security & Defense, Policy and Innovation. The estimated speaking fee range to book Shibley Telhami for live events is $10,000 - $20,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Shibley Telhami generally travels from Maryland, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Vali Nasr, Robert Atkinson and William A. Galston. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Shibley Telhami for an upcoming event.

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