Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme
Hamza Meddeb

Summary

Hamza Meddeb is a research fellow at the Middle East Directions Program at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy.

He has previously been a visiting fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations (September-December 2016), a non-resident scholar at Carnegie Middle East Centre (January 2015- March 2016) and a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute from 2013 to 2015.

Dr Meddeb holds a PhD in Political Science from Sciences Po Paris in 2012.

His research interests lie in the intersection of political economy, security studies and state-society relations in Tunisia. 

Expertise

  • Political economy of democratization in Tunisia
  • Social movements and contentious politics in Tunisia
  • Border insecurity in North Africa 

Experience

2016 -Research Fellow at the Middle East Directions Program, European University Institute 
Sept-Dec 2016

Visiting Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)

2015-16Non-resident scholar at Carnegie Middle East Centre