Dina Mansour-Ille

Dina Mansour-Ille

Senior Research Officer
Dina Mansour-Ille joined the Politics and Governance Porgramme at the ODI in September 2016. Her experience and background is in the political economy of human rights, migration and refugee studies, and gender, with a particular focus on the Arab Middle East and EU-Mediterranean politics. She holds a PhD in Politics, Human Rights and Sustainability from the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa and an MA in International Human Rights Law from the American University in Cairo.

Before coming to ODI, Dina was based in Beirut, where she undertook field research into the plight of migrant domestic workers in Lebanon in the advent of the Syrian refugee crisis with the International Centre for Migration Policy Development. She was also researching cyberactivism and secularism in Egypt with the Orient-Institute in Beirut. Dina has taught courses in international law, human rights, migration and refugee studies, gender and development in Lebanon, Italy and Germany. She is also the co-editor of Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism.

Media Coverage

UN report warns Arab countries could face further uprisings, 2 December 2016, Deutsche Welle

My Perfect Country: Tunisia: 'State Feminism', 15 January 2017, BBC World Service

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