Ryan Bohl is a Middle East and North Africa analyst at Stratfor. He holds a bachelor's degree in history and a master's degree in education from Arizona State University, where he studied Middle Eastern history and education. He studied a summer at St. Catherine's College at the University of Cambridge and lived for five years in the United Arab Emirates and Qatar.
Before joining Stratfor, Mr. Bohl taught in Arizona, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and New York City while freelancing as a writer and analyst and producing his own geopolitical weekly. His main areas of interest including the Persian Gulf states, the intersection between culture and geopolitics, and the wider strategic trends of global actors.