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Dr Claire Spencer

Head, Middle East and North Africa Programme

Contact: Email Dr Claire Spencer
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7314 3703 (via Saad Aldouri)


  • Middle East
  • North Africa (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia)
  • European Union relations with the Mediterranean and Middle East
  • Mediterranean Security

Recent Publications


  • BSc. (Hons) Politics, Bristol University
  • Ph. D School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London
  • School Diploma in Arabic (SOAS)
  • Fellow of Royal Society of Arts

Broadcast Experience

Commentary for television and radio including, BBC, ITN, Channel 4, CNN, ABC, NPR, CBC, Al Jazeera.


French, Spanish (fluent) Italian, Portuguese, German, Arabic (comprehension)
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