Tamer Qarmout
Assistant Professor, Head of Program

​Dr. Tamer Qarmout is an Assistant Professor and Head of Public Administration program at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Public Policy from the Johnson- Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan. Prior to joining DI, he worked as a lecturer and a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada. Dr. Qarmout worked also for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in several management positions. He has expertise in the areas of policy development, governance reforms, strategic planning, management, leadership, institutional reform and capacity development. He has significant program management experience dealing with stakeholders in planning and implementing large programs aimed at building institutional and governance capacities of public and nonprofit organizations. 

Dr. Qarmout sits on the Program and Research Advisory Committee (PRAC) for the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS), and he chairs its working group on “Public Administration in conflict-affected and fragile situations”.  


Ph.D. degree in Public Policy from the Johnson- Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan, an MA degree in Sustainable International Development from Brandeis University in the United States, and a BA degree in Finance from Birzeit University, Ramallah, Palestine.


English, Arabic, and Serbo-Croatian

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His research focuses on good governance, public administration reform, decision-making, foreign aid, and conflict resolution.

Public Policy Analysis and Formulation

Institutional Capacity Assessment

Institutional Reform in the Public Sector

Other Models for Public Services Delivery


  •  Qarmout, T. (2017). Delivering Aid Without Government: International Aid and Civil Society Engagement in the Recovery and Reconstruction of the Gaza Strip (Vol. 7). Springer.


Journal Articles:

  • Qarmout T., Beland D. (2012) “The Politics of International Aid to the Gaza Strip” Journal of Palestine Studies Vol. XLI, No. 4 (Summer 2012), pp. 1–16

  • Qarmout T. (2007) “Realities of Aid Practices in the Palestinian Territories and Suggested Strategies for Enhanced Impact of Future Interventions” Journal of Peace Building and Development (Volume 3, Number 3, 2007)

Email: tamer.karmout@dohainstitute.edu.qa

Tel: +97440356992

Mail Address

Tamer Karmout

Doha Institute for Graduate Studies

School of Public Administration and Development Economics

PO Box 200592

Doha, Qatar