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Gamblin, Sandrine

Director, Middlle East Studies Center
American University in Cairo


Sandrine Gamblin is an assistant professor of Political Science, and director of the Middle East Studies Center, at the American University in Cairo. Before joining AUC, S. Gamblin worked for the French foreign affairs ministry, at the French University in Egypt. Gamblin holds a Ph.D. in Political Science (Middle East Studies), from Science Po Paris. Her thesis was dedicated to the political economy of tourism and antiquities in Egypt, with a specific focus on the region of Luxor. She has also studied and published on electoral process and political transition in Egypt and the Middle East. She has extensively lived and worked in the region. As a researcher, she has been associate to the Centre d’Etudes et de Documentation Economiques et Juridiques (CEDEJ). As a consultant, she worked with international agencies, such as the UNDP, USAID and the International Crisis Group. As an assistant professor, she taught Political Science and Middle East Studies in Lebanon and Egypt.

DISCIPLINE
Political Science
SUB AREAS
Middle East/Near East Studies   
Conflict Resolution   
Democratization   
Ethnography   
Urban Studies   
Political Economy   
AREAS OF INTEREST
All Middle East   
Lebanon   
Egypt   
SPECIALTIES
Governance/elections/local politics   
Conflict Resolution/peace process   
Tourism studies/heritage management   
LANGUAGES
Arabic (Fluent)   
French (Native)   
English (Fluent)   
Spanish (Advanced)   
German (Elementary)   
EDUCATION
PhD2007Political ScienceSciences Po Paris
MA1994Middle East StudiesSciences Po Paris
MA1993International RelationsParis 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
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Sandrine Gamblin






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