Hani A. Faris is Adjunct Professor in the Department of Political Science and a Faculty Associate in the Institute of Asian Research at the University of British Columbia. He served on the faculty of various academic institutions including the Political Science Department at Kuwait University; the School of International Service at the American University in Washington, D.C.; the Centre for Middle East Studies at Harvard University; the Department of Political Science & the Institute of Islamic Studies at McGill University; and the History Department at Simon Fraser University.
Among the books Dr. Faris has authored, co-authored and edited are Sectarian Conflict in the Modern History of Lebanon (1980); Beyond the Lebanese Civil War (1982); US Policy in the Middle East (1984); The Arab Position on the Israeli Invasion of Lebanon (1983); Arab Nationalism and the Future of the Arab World (1987); The One State Solution to the Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Country for All its Citizens (2011) and Failure of the Two-State Solution: The Prospects of One State in the Israel-Palestine Conflict (2013). He has written more than 50 book chapters & articles in professional journals on such topics as Arab politics, Arab nationalism, the Middle East in world politics, Lebanese politics & institutions, history of the Palestinian issue, Zionism, and Third World development. He appeared on national, provincial, and local T.V. and radio programs in Canada, U.S.A., U.K., France, Lebanon, Kuwait, & the United Arab Emirates & was interviewed or quoted in the New York Times, Financial Post of Canada, and a large number of Middle Eastern newspapers and magazines.
Dr. Faris has served as Academic Vice Dean for Graduate Studies at Kuwait University (1978–1981); President of the Association of Arab–American University Graduates (1984–1985); advisor to the Canadian Institute for International Peace and Security (1989–1991); member of the Board of Editors of Arab Studies Quarterly (1987–1990), member of the Board of Editors of Contemporary Arab Affairs (2008-Present), Policy advisor to the Palestinian Policy Network Al-Shabaka (2010-Present) and President of the Board of Directors of Trans Arab Research Institute (2007-2013).