Sherine El Taraboulsi-McCarthy
Sherine is a current member of War and Peace at Oxford; an interdisciplinary network at Oxford University, the Yemen Safe Passage Group, the British Academy’s Society for Libyan Studies and the United States Institute of Peace’s Regional Facilitators Forum. She has served as an advisor and consultant to the World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists, the United States Institute of Peace, Salzburg Global Seminar, the Atlantic Council, the African Grantmakers Network, the Bertelsmann Foundation, the Cairo Regional Center for Training on Conflict Resolution and Peacekeeping in Africa (CCCPA), Social Surveys Africa and the United Nations Volunteers’ (UNV) Programme, among others.
Sherine was a Weidenfeld-Hoffman scholar at the University of Oxford and a visiting scholar at the University of Naples "L'Orientale". Her PhD at the University of Oxford’s Department of International Development is a sociohistorical examination of state-society relations in Libya during the period between 1911 and 1969. She is currently in the process of developing her thesis into a book.
Sherine's research has received extensive media coverage, including in The Guardian, Public Finance International, The Independant and Open Democracy.
- 30 March 2020, Thomson Reuters24 October 2019, Business Insider
- 7 December 2017, Al Jazeera5 December 2017, World Magazine
- 17 November 2017, Dewereldmorgen9 August 2017, Open Democracy
- 26 April 2017, Devex26 April 2017, The Guardian
- 25 April 2017, The Independent