Dr. Dalia Ghanem

Dr. Dalia Ghanem is a political analyst at the EUISS. She is responsible for analysis and research on the Middle East and North Africa region. Her research interests focus on EU-MENA relations. Before joining the EUISS in 2022, Dr. Ghanem was a senior resident scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, where her research focused on Algeria’s political, economic, social and security developments. Her research also examined political violence, radicalisation, civil-military relationships, transborder dynamics, and gender. Dr. Ghanem has been a guest speaker on these issues in various conferences and a regular commentator in different Arab and international print and audio-visual media in French, English and Arabic. Prior to joining Carnegie in 2013, she was a teaching associate at Williams College in Massachusetts, and she also served as a research assistant at the CARPO Center for Political Analysis and Regulation at the University of Versailles. Dr. Ghanem holds a PhD from the University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines. She is the author of numerous publications including a recent book on Algeria published by Palgrave Macmillan entitled “Understanding the Persistence of Competitive Authoritarianism in Algeria”.