Sherine El Taraboulsi-McCarthy

Sherine El Taraboulsi-McCarthy

Research Fellow

Sherine El Taraboulsi-McCarthy is a Research Fellow with the Humanitarian Policy Group at ODI. She has more than ten years of experience running projects that link research to policy and practice within the MENA region and Africa. Her current theoretical interests are on state formation and ethnic identity. She has served as a resource person and consultant to the Salzburg Global Seminar, the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), UNDP, UNV, Social Surveys Africa, the African Grantmakers Network and the Cairo Regional Center for Training on Conflict Resolution and Peacekeeping in Africa (CCCPA).

Ms. Sherine N. El Taraboulsi is a Research Fellow with the Humanitarian Policy Group at the Overseas Development Institute in London. She is also reading for a DPhil (PhD) in International Development at University of Oxford. She has more than ten years of experience running projects that link research to policy and practice within the MENA region and Africa. Her current theoretical interests are on state formation and ethnic identity. Her other research interests include: humanitarian action, post-conflict reconstruction as well as radicalisation and youth. Her research has covered Libya, Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen and North Nigeria with an interest in state and nation formation, the influence of socio-political transitions on resource mobilisation and formal and informal types of youth civic engagement. Her thesis is a socio-historical analysis of the role of non-state actors in state formation in divided societies with a focus on Libya (1939 – 1970).

 

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