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Akl, Ziad

Senior Researcher, Ahram Center for Political & Strategic Studies

A political sociologist working on social movements, contentious politics, democratization, militia institutionalization and citizenship issues in the Middle East and North Africa, with a special focus on Egypt and Libya. A senior researcher at the Ahram Center for Political & Strategic Studies in Cairo.

DISCIPLINE
Political Science
SUB AREAS
Arab Studies   
Terrorism   
Pop Culture   
Middle East/Near East Studies   
Foreign Relations   
Ethnography   
Ethnic Groups   
Democratization   
Cultural Studies   
Theory   
AREAS OF INTEREST
All Middle East   
Arab States   
Egypt   
Libya   
SPECIALTIES
Social Movements   
Contentious politics   
Comparative Revolutions   
LANGUAGES
Arabic (Native)   
English (Native)   
French (Elementary)   
EDUCATION
PhD2016SociologyUniversity of Leicester
MA2015SociologyAmerican University in Cairo
MA2008Political ScienceAmerican University in Cairo
BA2004Political ScienceAmerican University in Cairo
ABSTRACTS ACCEPTED AT MESA MEETINGS SINCE 2009
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Ziad Akl






Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies
11 Galaa street
11th floor
Cairo
Egypt