Dr. Adnan Abu-Odeh
serves as a Trustee at The International Crisis Group. Dr. Abu-Odeh had held a number of public positions in the government except for one year (1975-1976) when he became a fellow at the Center for International Affairs at Harvard University. Dr. Abu-Odeh was a senator in the Jordanian House of Parliament from 1998 to 1999, when he was appointed political advisor to King Abdullah. In September 1995, Dr. Abu-Odeh became a senior fellow for one year at the United States Institute of peace in Washington D.C. He served as Jordan’s permanent representative to the UN (1992-1995), non-resident Ambassador of Jordan to Cuba (1993-1995), Chief of the Royal Court in Jordan (1991-1992), Minister of Information (1976-1979 and 1980-1984), and Political Advisor to King Hussein (1988-1991), Minister of the Court (1984-1988) and Minister of Culture and Information (1970-1972 and 1973-1974).