Munqith Dagher

CEO and Founder, Independent Institute of Administration and Civil Society Studies

Munqith Dagher is the chief executive officer and founder of the Independent Institute of Administration and Civil Society Studies research group in Iraq and a Gallup International board member. He is also a non-resident senior associate and the Arleigh A. Burke chair in strategy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Dagher conducted Iraq’s first-ever public opinion poll in 2003. He holds a PhD in public administration from the University of Baghdad College of Administration and Economics and a master’s degree in war sciences. He was a professor of public administration and strategic management in Baghdad and Basra and at the National Defense University.