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Professor Toby Dodge|


Centre Director
b.t.dodge@lse.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6176

 
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Dr Filippo Dionigi|


Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
f.dionigi1@lse.ac.uk
Tel: +44(0)20 7955 7015

 
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Dr Fatima El-Issawi|


Research Fellow
f.el-issawi@lse.ac.uk|
Tel: +44(0)20 7955 6615

 
ZeynepKaya62

Dr Zeynep Kaya|


Research Fellow
z.n.kaya@lse.ac.uk
Tel: +44(0)20 7955 6508

 
Robert Lowe

Robert Lowe|


Centre Manager
r.lowe@lse.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6365

 
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Chelsea Milsom


Projects Coordinator
c.milsom@lse.ac.uk|
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7038

 
Aitemad Mehanna

Dr Aitemad Muhanna-Matar|


Research Fellow
a.muhanna-matar@lse.ac.uk|
Tel: +44(0)20 7955 6616

 
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Emma Pearson


Communications Assistant
e.pearson@lse.ac.uk|
Tel: +44(0)20 7955 6553

 
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Sandra Sfeir


Centre Administrator
s.sfeir@lse.ac.uk|
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6198

 

Ian Sinclair


Kuwait Programme Administrator
i.sinclair@lse.ac.uk|
Tel: +44(0)20 7955 6639

 
Ribale Sleiman Haidar

Ribale Sleiman Haidar|


Communications Manager
r.sleiman-haidar@lse.ac.uk  |
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6250 

 
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Dr Karen E. Young|


Research Fellow
k.e.young@lse.ac.uk|
Tel: +44(0)20 7955 7497

 

 


Khalid AlMezaini

Dr Khalid Almezaini,| Kuwait Programme Visiting Fellow


Khalid Almezaini is Assistant Professor at Qatar University where he teaches International Relations of the Gulf States and Security of the Gulf. Before joining Qatar University, Khalid taught Middle East Politics at the universities of Cambridge, Exeter and Edinburgh.

 
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Dr Hessah Al-Ojayan,| Kuwait Programme Visiting Fellow


Hessah Al-Ojayan is Assistant Professor of Finance at Kuwait University. Her research interests include Islamic finance and economics, GCC and emerging capital market, SMEs, and the history of finance and economics in the Middle East.

 
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Professor Madawi Al-Rasheed,| Visiting Professor


Madawi Al Rasheed is Research Fellow at the Open Society Foundation.  She was Professor of Anthropology of Religion at King’s College, London  between 1994 and 2013. Previously, she was Prize Research Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford. She also taught at Goldsmith College (University of London) and the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford.

 
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Dr Carly Beckerman-Boys,| Visiting Fellow


Carly Beckerman-Boys is Visiting Lecturer at London City University. Her research interests include Decision-making during the Palestine Mandate, Politics of the Israel-Palestine conflict, Poliheuristic Theory and Third-party mediation.

 
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Dr Kristian Coates Ulrichsen,| Visiting Fellow


Kristian Coates Ulrichsen is Research Fellow at the MEC. He also researches Gulf politics and foreign policies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy at Rice University in Houston, and is also an Associate Fellow on the Middle East North Africa Program at Chatham House and an affiliate faculty at the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington. His book, entitled The First World War in the Middle East, was published by Hurst in 2014.

 
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Dr Mandy Turner,| Visiting Fellow


Mandy Turner is the Director of the Kenyon Institute (Council for British Research in the Levant)| in East Jerusalem. Her research focuses thematically on the political economy of war and peace, with a country specialism on Palestine. Recent research has also focused on political activists in Israel.

 

 

Roham Alvandi

Dr Roham Alvandi,| Department of International History


Roham Alvandi's research focuses on the international history of the modern Middle East, with a particular focus on Iran, the Persian Gulf, and the Cold War. His current research examines the relationship between U.S. President Richard Nixon, his advisor Henry Kissinger, and the late Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.

 
Federica Bicchi

Dr Federica Bicchi, |Department of International Relations


Dr Bicchi's research interests lie in EU foreign policy and external relations - especially as they relate to the Middle East and to the Mediterranean countries. She is also interested in the promotion of democracy in Arab countries and in international relations theory and theoretical approaches to European foreign policy.

 
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Dr John Chalcraft,| Department of Government


Dr Chalcraft works on the history and politics of the modern Middle East with special reference to Egypt, Syria and Lebanon, protest movements, migration, labour history, crafts and guilds, transnationalism, contentious politics, hegemony, and history from below.

 
Katerina Dalacoura

Dr Katerina Dalacoura,| Department of International Relations


Dr Dalacoura's research focuses on democracy and human rights in the Middle East, with special emphasis on Egypt, Iran and Turkey; Western policy and the Middle East; political Islam; and the international politics of culture and religion with particular reference to Islam.

 
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Professor Toby Dodge,| Middle East Centre


Dr Toby Dodge is Director of the LSE Middle East Centre, Professor in the International Relations Department at LSE, and a Senior Consulting Fellow for the Middle East, International Institute for Strategic Studies, London.

 
Steffen Hertog

Dr Steffen Hertog,| Department of Government


Steffen Hertog has been researching the comparative political economy of the Gulf and Middle East for more than a decade, working with a number of local and international institutions.

 
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Professor Christopher Hughes,| Department of International Relations


Christopher Hughes is Professor of International Relations. His research interests includes Chinese politics and international relations with a special focus on the impact of Chinese nationalism.

 
Robert Lowe

Robert Lowe,| Middle East Centre


Robert Lowe is the Manager of the Middle East Centre. He joined the centre when it opened in the autumn of 2010. He was previously Manager and Research Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House.

 
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Dr Michael Mason,| Department of Geography and Environment


Dr Michael Mason's research interests encompass environmental politics and governance, notably issues of accountability, energy security and climate change adaptation.

 
Kirsten Schulze

Dr Kirsten Schulze,| Department of International History


Dr Schulze's main fields of research cover Indonesian Politics & Security; Regional Conflicts in Indonesia; the Aceh Conflict; the Free Aceh Movement (GAM); Security Sector Reform; Islamic Groups; Israeli Politics; Israeli Security; the Middle East Peace Process; the Arab-Israeli Conflict.

 

 

Dr Hakan Seckinelgin,| Department of Social Policy


Dr Seckinelgin is Senior Lecturer in International Social Policy. His main fields of research cover social policy on international relations; politics of international relations; international environmental politics; NGOs; HIV/AIDS policy; civil society: Russia, Sub-Saharan Africa; Turkey.

 

 

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