Habiba Abdelaal

Habiba Abdelaal is a graduate student studying public administration and non-profit management, focusing on women, gender, and sexuality studies. She also works as a graduate researcher for Ohio University’s Women’s Center and has volunteered and worked in many NGOs, civic initiatives, and social institutions in Egypt, across the MENA region, and the United States.

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Robert P. Beschel Jr.

Robert P. Beschel Jr. is currently a nonresident senior fellow with the Brookings Doha Center, where his research interests concentrate on governance and public sector reform throughout the Middle East and North Africa region.  He is helping to oversee the Center’s work on the policy and institutional responses to Covid-19. Previously Beschel served as Chair of

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Sherin Gharib

Sherin Gharib is a researcher at the Austrian Institute for International Affairs and a lecturer at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Her fields of research are political transformation processes, Islamist movements, state and non-state actors as well as the EU foreign and security policy towards the Middle East. Her regional focus lies on the

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Paul Marshall

Paul Marshall is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom. He is also the Wilson Distinguished Professor of Religious Freedom at the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University, and research professor in political science. Mr. Marshall is the author and editor of more than twenty books on religion and

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Risa Brooks

Dr. Brooks is the Allis Chalmers Associate Professor of Political Science and a non-resident senior associate in the International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Dr. Brooks’ research focuses on issues related to American and comparative civil-military relations, military effectiveness, and militant & terrorist organizations; she...

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Hesham Shafick

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/hesham-shafick  Hesham is interested in the politics of ignorance, unknowing, and epistemic distancing, particularly in relation to coloniality and postcolonial states in North Africa. His work was published in academic journals like Review of African Political Economy and Interface, and political e-zines like Jadaliyya, Opendemocracy, Ceasefire, and LSE...

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Mostafa El-Sayed Hussin

Researcher at the Arab Center for Law and Society Studies (ACLSS) in Paris. He specializes in visual anthropology, cinema and sociology, and is interested in analyzing strategies of cyber oppression and power-resistance relations in postmodern societies, and the role that the development of communication technology plays in shaping a society’s culture and resistance to tyranny.

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Andrea Teti

Andrea Teti is Associate Professor of International Relations at the University of Aberdeen, Associate Editor of Middle East Critique, co-founder of the Critical Middle East Studies (CMES) group, and Trustee of the British Society for Middle East Studies (BRISMES). Previously Visiting Professor at the universities of Bologna (2020), Cagliari (2018), Ghent (2017/18) and Amsterdam (2015),

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Gennaro Gervasio

A graduate of University of Naples ‘L’Orientale’, Gennaro Gervasio is currently Associate Professor in History and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa at University Roma Tre’s Department of Humanities in Italy. Prior to that, he has worked at the University of Bristol (UK), the British University in Egypt, and Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia where

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