Barnaby Crowcroft is the Duignan Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He specializes in the law and political thought of the end of the British empire, with a particular focus on the Middle East and West Africa. He is currently conducting research on a project exploring Islamic and Islamist thought and the development of post-war international human rights regimes.
Crowcroft has received MAs from Yale and Harvard and is currently completing a PhD in the Harvard History Department. He previously worked in foreign service in the United Arab Emirates.