Toby Matthiesen

Dr Matthiesen is Senior Research Fellow in the International Relations of the Middle East at St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford. He is the author of Sectarian Gulf: Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the Arab Spring That Wasn’t (Stanford University Press, 2013), and The Other Saudis: Shiism, Dissent and Sectarianism (Cambridge University Press, 2015).

He is currently working on The Caliph and the Imam: The Making of Sunnism and Shiism, a book concerning the history of Sunni-Shia relations.

Photo courtesy of Keith Barnes

Books by Toby Matthiesen