Marzouk AlHalabi is a poet, journalist and writer. He has a regular column in the daily Al-Hayat in which he is writing about literary criticism and culture criticism. Prior, he has been the editor of the culture pages in the daily Al-Ittihad and held various editing positions for about 14 years.
His academic education is in comparative literature, political science, and law. He has expertise in diverse areas of knowledge such as, identity and culture, language and its social and political functions, majority and minority relations, globalization and the national state, nationalism, conflict resolution and modern Arabic literature.